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50 Types of Gold Color

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Gold color is an orangish yellow that represents the unique gleaming color of the metal gold. While many metals have a silver color, the color of gold is unique amongst metals with the closest element in color being copper. However, gold color occurs in minerals such as iron pyrite, plants such as goldenrod, animals such as the Monarch butterfly and other natural occurrences such as the sky at sunset. The following are common types of gold color.
Velvet Gold
Antique Gold
Yukon Gold
Dull Gold
Burnished Gold
Gold Dust
Bungalow Gold
Faint Gold
Inca Gold
Tarnished Gold
Sandy Gold
Vegas Gold
Christmas Gold
Deep Gold
Old Gold
Old Gold
Rose Gold
American Gold
Metallic Gold
Harvest Gold
Gold Tooth
Maple Gold
Cream Gold
Beige Gold
Gold Deposit
Gold Tips
White Gold
Classic Gold
Honey Gold
New Gold
Bright Gold
Amber Gold
Golden Kiwi
Golden Crest
Sunset Gold
Champagne Gold
Golden Poppy
Golden Poppy
Gold Coin
Pale Gold
Polished Gold
Aspen Gold
Yuma Gold
Golden Nectar
Golden Yellow
Caduceus Gold
The following is a gilded building in Kyoto called Kinkakuji as a reference for the true color of gold.
Overview: Gold Color
Component Hues
Gold colors can also include tinges of brown and green.
Also contrasts well with red and this is a common combination as red and gold are viewed as lucky colors in some cultures.
Prestige — often used for prizes and awards.
Celebrations and holidays such as Christmas.
Considered a brash, noisy and aggressive color.
Some cultures consider gold an auspicious color that brings luck.
In art, the color gold is associated with Byzantine art and the artist Gustav Klimt.
Related Concepts
Next: Gold Things
More colors:
Blue Grey
Candy Pink
Dark Black
French Blue
Grey Brown
Light Black
Marine Blue
Purple Blue
Yellow Green
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