Everything about the color Pewter

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Named for the metal which is comprised primarily of tin, pewter is a darker shade of gray. The hex code for pewter is #E9EAEC. Though the metal and its name has no known origin, pewter kitchen utensils and dinnerware dating back to Roman times have been unearthed in London, telling us that pewter has been around since at least the turn of the first millennia.


Pewter retains the gray characteristics of neutrality and seriousness, and its darker hue conveys a certain weightiness.

As a neutral color, it plays well with every color in the spectrum. But when using pewter in design, balance its depth with a lighter color, such as creams and light grays, for the best effect.

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Information about Pewter / #E9EAEC

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #E9EAEC is made of 91.4% red, 91.8% green and 92.5% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #E9EAEC is made of 1% cyan, 1% magenta, 0% yellow and 7% black. Pewter has a hue angle of 220 degrees, a saturation of 7.3% and a lightness of 92%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #E9EAEC has RGB values of R: 91.4, G: 91.8, B: 92.5 and CMYK values of C: 0.01, M: 0.01, Y: 0, K:0.07.




RGB Decimal

233, 234, 236


RGB Percentage

91.4, 91.8, 92.5

rgb(91.4%, 91.8%, 92.5%)


1, 1, 0, 7


220°, 7.3, 92

hsl(220°, 7.3%, 92%)

HSV (or HSB)

220°, 1.3, 92.5

Web Safe




92.674, 0.024, -1.085


78.165, 82.225, 91.094


0.311, 0.327, 82.225


92.674, 1.085, 271.277


92.674, -0.671, -1.675


90.678, 0.024, -1.062


11101001, 11101010, 11101100

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