The Tiffany blue color guide.

Learn the basics of this iconic shade of blue.

Tiffany blue is one of the most iconic color shades in popular culture. Popularized by the Tiffany & Co. jewelry company, this beautiful turquoise-blue shade is fresh, fun, and can be used for a wide variety of design applications. Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of this shade and how you can use it in your next project.

What exactly is “Tiffany blue?”

In 1845, the jeweler Charles Lewis Tiffany, founder of Tiffany & Co., designed an iconic color for his jewelry line by mixing bright green with a hint of blue. This resulted in the beautiful, sophisticated shade of turquoise known as “Tiffany blue.” The Tiffany blue color code (hex code) is #0ABAB5 and it has RGB values of R:10, G:186, B:181.

Tiffany blue variations and pairings.

Tiffany blue pairs best with white for an upscale and sophisticated look; however, it can also be paired with corals, dark blues, and yellows in moderation. If you’re looking for some shade variations, you can try some of the following colors:

No matter what project you’re working on, Tiffany blue can provide your designs with an elegant aesthetic that’s ready for the limelight. Try using it to dress up a New York-themed brochure or use it as a delicate accent on an invitation.

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