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Carmine

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in RAL Effect:
RAL 430-5
What color is Carmine? What are the examples of Carmine color in life?
2023-05-17 Snargl 3 minutes 48 seconds
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What color is Carmine?

Man with a futuristic look and a neon red light on his face in a futuristic setting
City skyline with a lot of tall buildings and a body of water in front of it at night
Statue of a man wearing a hat and a red background with a red glow behind him
Painting of a lighthouse on a rocky shore with waves crashing in front of it and a sunset in the background
Sci - fi character in a dark background with red lights and a circular object in the foreground
Stone archway with a sky background and a few clouds in the sky above it
Star wars character in a helmet with a red light on his face
Woman in a red and gold costume with horns and horns on her head
Carmine is a color name that refers to a range of deep red colors with a slight purplish hue.

It is a natural pigment derived from certain insects such as cochineal and Polish cochineal.

This pigment is also known as cochineal extract, and it has been used as a colorant for textiles, paints, cosmetics, and food since ancient times.

There are many variations of carmine, depending on the processing of the pigment and the addition of other colors.

Carmine is a color that has a long history and cultural significance.

It is associated with passion, blood, courage, beauty, and royalty.

Some examples of carmine in human culture are:
  • Carmine was used by the Aztecs and the Incas to dye fabrics and paint codices.

  • It was also used as a tribute to the Spanish conquistadors.

  • In the XVIII and XIX centuries, this color was popular for dyeing the robes of Catholic cardinals and uniforms of British soldiers.

  • Carmine is the color of the ruby, which is the birthstone for July and the traditional gift for the 40th wedding anniversary.

  • It is the color of the Red Cross emblem, which is a symbol of humanitarian aid and protection.

  • Carmine is the color of the lipstick worn by Marilyn Monroe in her iconic photo shoot for Life magazine in 1952.

This color can creates a strong visual impact and evoke various emotions.

Carmine can be used for artistic, aesthetic, or symbolic purposes.

Example of the palette with the Carmine color

Picture with primary colors of Floral white, Cadet grey, Dark slate gray, Carmine and Bulgarian rose
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 9010
RAL 7001
RAL 6028
RAL 3027
RAL 3007
RAL Design
RAL 360 92 05
RAL 180 70 10
RAL 180 30 15
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 040 20 19

Example of the palette with the Carmine color

Picture with primary colors of Cerulean, Dark byzantium, Carmine, Oxford Blue and Khaki
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 3050-R90B
NCS S 5030-R40B
NCS S 0570-Y90R
NCS S 6030-R80B
NCS S 2010-Y30R
RAL Classic
RAL 5015
RAL 8015
RAL 3027
RAL 5026
RAL 1000
RAL Design
RAL 210 50 40
RAL 330 30 15
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 200 20 23
RAL 060 70 20
RAL Effect
RAL 690-3
RAL 540-6
RAL 430-5
RAL 790-6
RAL 140-M
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What are the examples of Carmine color in life?

Carbster the unusual chils of crab mother and lobster fayjer
Red crystal home decor
Red counter top sitting next to a window with a glass door in it's center area and a window behind it
Two colorful flowers with green stems in the foreground and a blue and pink flower in the background with a black background
Red neon street
Man with red hair
Carmine color is a bright-red color obtained from the aluminium complex derived from carminic acid.
It is also called cochineal, crimson lake, or carmine lake.

Some examples of carmine color in life are:
  • Some rubies are colored the color shown below as rich carmine.

  • The cochineal insect, which is the source of the pigment, has a carmine color on its body.

  • Some food products such as yogurt, candy, gelatin, meat, and beverages use carmine as a natural red dye.

    As for a joke: What do you call a cochineal insect that likes to sing? A car-mine!

Example of the palette with the Carmine color

Picture with primary colors of Vivid auburn, Terra cotta, Smoky black, Carmine and Seashell
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3003
RAL 3022
RAL 9005
RAL 3027
RAL 9010
RAL Design
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 040 60 50
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 360 92 05

Example of the palette with the Carmine color

Picture with primary colors of Smokey topaz, Deep saffron, Carmine, Onyx and Orange Yellow
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8004
RAL 2003
RAL 3027
RAL 9005
RAL 1017
RAL Design
RAL 040 40 40
RAL 060 70 70
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 070 80 50

Example of the palette with the Carmine color

Picture with primary colors of Dark green, Pale mauve, Carmine, Dark electric blue and Linen
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 7020-B70G
NCS S 2010-R10B
NCS S 0570-Y90R
NCS S 5020-B
NCS S 0804-Y90R
RAL Classic
RAL 6007
RAL 7032
RAL 3027
RAL 7031
RAL 9010
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 040 70 10
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 260 40 15
RAL 010 92 05
RAL Effect
RAL 790-6
RAL 340-1
RAL 430-5
RAL 830-6
RAL 150-2
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