Robin egg blue

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Robin egg blue
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#00CCCC
sRGBB (r, g, b)(0, 204, 204)
HSV (h, s, v)(180°, 100%, 80%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(75, 59, 192°)
ISCC–NBS descriptorBrilliant bluish green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Robin egg blue, also called eggshell blue, is a shade of teal (a blue-green color), approximating the shade of the eggs laid by the American robin.

The first recorded use of robin egg blue as a color name in English was in 1873.[1]


Tiffany Blue[edit]

Tiffany Blue
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#81D8D0
sRGBB (r, g, b)(129, 216, 208)
HSV (h, s, v)(174°, 40%, 85%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(81, 40, 183°)
Source[1][not specific enough to verify]
ISCC–NBS descriptorVery light bluish green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Tiffany Blue is the trademarked name for the light medium tone of robin egg blue associated with Tiffany & Co., the New York City jewelry company.

Cultural associations[edit]

  • In the United States, robin egg blue is often used as a haint blue for painting the ceilings of exterior porches, especially in the South.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Maerz and Paul (1930). "Color Sample of Robin Egg Blue Page 77 Plate 27 Color Sample H3". A Dictionary of Color. New York: McGraw-Hill. p. 203.
  2. ^ Sherwin-Williams, "The Whys Behind the Blue Porch Ceiling"
  3. ^ "Ask OHJ", Old House Journal, Nov/Dec 1994, p. 20