Tiffany Blue

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Tiffany Blue
 
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Hex triplet #81D8D0
HSV     (h, s, v)(174°, 40%, 85%)
sRGB B  (r,  g,  b)(129, 216, 208)
Source Tiffany Blue
ISCC–NBS descriptor Very light bluish green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Tiffany Blue is the colloquial name for the light medium robin egg blue color associated with Tiffany & Co., the New York City jewelry company created by Charles Tiffany and John Young in 1837. The color was used on the cover of Tiffany's Blue Book, first published in 1845. [1] Since then, Tiffany & Co. has used the color extensively on promotional materials like boxes and bags.

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Since 1998, the Tiffany Blue color has been registered as a color trademark by Tiffany & Co. [2] [3] It is produced as a private custom color by Pantone, with PMS number 1837, the number deriving from the year of Tiffany's foundation. [4]

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References

  1. "About Tiffany & Co.: Tiffany Blue". Tiffany & Co. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  2. Klara, Robert (2014-09-22). "How Tiffany's iconic box became the world's most popular package". www.adweek.com. Adweek, LLC. Retrieved 2019-06-02.
  3. Pressman, Lauri (2016-02-19). "Crazy about Tiffany's: The story behind an iconic brand color". www.pantone.com. Pantone, LLC. Retrieved 2019-06-02. The custom color we created for Tiffany is called “1837 Blue”. It was given this name as the year 1837 marks the founding of Tiffany.