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Neutral dark colors include black, dark brown, dark gray and antiqued metal colors of silver and copper. Black is the absence of visible light (graphical displays) and a combination of pigment that absorbs all visible wavelengths. (What looks black to us is the absorption of all wavelengths, with pigments to absorb all wavebands.) Browns and grays result from mixing complementary colors; blue and yellow make green, then green mixed with small amounts of red creates brown. The warmth or coolness of the brown depends on the warmth or coolness of the red. Likewise, mixing red and blue makes purple, then purple mixed with small amounts of yellow creates gray. The darker hues of these colors are shown here; lighter hues are listed under neutral light.

Gemstones in this color group include jet, hematite, pyrite, black onyx, labradorite and other silicates containing iron and/or magnesium (referred to as dark silicates). Limestone and marble may be either light or dark in color.

Swarovski crystal colors of "mocca", "smoked topaz" and "smoky quartz" fall in this group, as well as "jet", naturally.

Most darker color pearls are Tahatian pearls or dyed to resemble Tahatian pearls, but some dyed pearls or glass pearls are dark gray or brown. Dark colored woods like walnut, rosewood, bayong, kamagong, ebony and boxwood are included here, and lighter woods like maple, beech, cherry and most Asian hardwoods are found under neutral light.

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South Seas
Boulder
Ammonite
From the Deeps
Equestrian
Miss Muffet
Modern Art
Where & Whereafter
Iron Eye
Carpe Diem
Equivalent #5
Woodland
Pyrite District 12
Daisy
Quartz No. 14 Gatsby
Family Araucariaceae
You Work in an Office
Mystic Oak
Golden Afternoon
Data Types
Rock Types I
Rock Types II
Medici
Phases
Wise Owl
Contradiction
Gem Drops (S3)
Gem Drops (S4)
Gem Drops (G1)
Classic Modern
Gracious
Lounge
Discover
Someone Special
Coffee
Dusk
Kindred Spirits
Miners
Shore
Midnight Magnolia
Squirrel
Ombre
Transitions
Parlor
Jadeite
Fool's Gold
Smart Modern
Your Turn
Aurora Borealis
Variety
Equivalent #6
Copper Queen

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