Amber (color) facts for kids

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The color Amber is a yellowish-orange color. It got its name from the material known as amber. The amber color is halfway between yellow and orange on the color wheel.

The first recorded use of amber as a color name in English was in 1500.



Meaning of amber

  • The color amber is associated with Zoroastrianism because of its practice of fire worship in fire temples (actually, the holy fire is simply a representation of the spiritual energy of God [ Ahura Mazda ] ).


Tones of amber color comparison chart

Old Lace (web color) (Hex: #FDF5E6) (RGB: 255, 245, 230)
Antique White (web color) (Hex: #FAEBD7) (RGB: 250, 235, 215)
Papaya Whip (web colour) (Hex: #FFEFD5) (RGB: 255, 239, 213)
Blanched Almond (web color) (Hex: #FFEBCD) (RGB: 255, 235, 205)
Champagne (Hex: #F7E7CE) (RGB: 247, 231, 206)
Banana Mania (Crayola) (Hex: #FBE7B2) (RGB: 251, 231, 128)
Moccasin (web color) (Hex: #FFE4B5) (RGB: 255, 228, 182)
Medium Champagne (Hex: #F3E5AB) (RGB: 243, 229, 171)
Pale Goldenrod (web color) (Hex: #EEE8AA) (RGB: 238, 232, 170)
Peach (Hex: #FFE5B4) (RGB: 255, 229, 180)
Deep Champagne (Hex: #FAD6A5) (RGB: 250, 214, 165)
Apricot (Hex: #FBCEB1) (RGB: 251, 206, 177)
Supernova Light (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #FFE816) (RGB: 255, 232, 28)
Energy Yellow (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #F8DD5C) (RGB: 248, 221, 92)
Golden Yellow (Hex: #FFDF00) (RGB: 255, 223, 0)
School Bus Yellow (Hex: #FFD800) (RGB: 255, 216, 0)
Golden (web color: Gold) (Hex: #FFD700) (RGB: 255, 215, 0)
Sunglow (Crayola) (Hex: #FFCC33) (RGB: 255, 204, 51)
Supernova (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #FFC901) (RGB: 255, 201, 1)
Tangerine Yellow (Hex: #FFCC00) (RGB: 255, 204, 0)
Saffron (Hex: #F4C430) (RGB: 244, 196, 48)
Golden Poppy (Hex: #FCC200) (RGB: 252, 194, 0)
AMBER (Hex: #FFBF00) (RGB: 255, 191, 0)
Selective Yellow (Hex: #FFBA00) (RGB: 255, 186, 0)
Macaroni and Cheese (Crayola) (Hex: #FFB79B) (RGB: 255, 185, 123)
Sandy Brown (web color) (Hex: #F4A460) (RGB: 244, 164, 96)
Atomic Tangerine (Crayola) (Hex: #FF9966) (RGB: 255, 153, 102)
Gamboge (Hex: #EF9B0F) (RGB: 239, 155, 15)
Deep Saffron (Hex: #FF9933) (RGB: 255, 153, 51)
Automotive Amber (SAE/ECE: Amber) (Hex: #FF7E00) (RGB: 255, 126, 0)
Goldenrod (web color) (Hex: #DAA520) (RGB: 218, 165, 32)
Brass (Hex: #C3A368) (RGB: 195, 163, 104)
Dark Champagne (Hex: #C2B280) (RGB: 194, 178, 128)
Antique Brass (Crayola) (Hex: #C88A65) (RGB: 200, 138, 101)
Peru (web color) (Hex: #CD5700) (RGB: 205, 133, 63)
Bronze (Hex: #CD7F32) (RGB: 205, 127, 50)
Ochre (Hex: #CC7722) (RGB: 204, 119, 34)
Sandy Taupe (Mode Beige) (Drab) (Sand Dune) (Hex: #967117) (RGB: 150, 113, 23)


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