Just like the mineral, Cinnabar is a bold, spicy red orange. Given its attractive color, it was commonly used in jewellry in various ancient civilizations. It was later stopped as many came to realize its harmful health effect.
The color Cinnabar has the warmth of red, liveliness of orange, and the earthy quality of brown. Cinnabar mixes easily with nearby oranges and yellows to create warm palettes. It also works to bring out the brightness of its opposites, turquoise, aqua, and other blues.
Cinnabar hex code: #E34234