Tiffany Blue

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Tiffany Blue
 
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Hex triplet #81D8D0
sRGBB  (rgb) (129, 216, 208)
HSV       (h, s, v) (174°, 40%, 85%)
Source Tiffany.com
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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.

The Tiffany Blue color is protected as a color trademark by Tiffany & Co. in some jurisdictions including the U.S.[2][3][dead link]

The color is produced as a private custom color by Pantone, with PMS number 1837, the number deriving from the year of Tiffany's foundation. As a trademarked color, it is not publicly available and is therefore not printed in the Pantone Matching System swatch books.[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ "About Tiffany & Co.: Tiffany Blue". Tiffany & Co. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ Hamilton, William L. (January 10, 2002). "Seeing the Future in All Its Hues". The New York Times. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Brief of Amicus Curiae Tiffany (NJ) LLC". 2011. pp. 8–9. 

External links

  • Tiffany & Co. website


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