Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal

Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Fiery Opal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 077. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Fiery Opal 077
Color code:077
Color name:Fiery Opal
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Fiery Opal

Fiery Opal 077 has an LRV of 15.57% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 15.57% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

178, 87, 63

Is Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 13° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

077 Fiery Opal HSL code: 13, 48%, 47%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Fiery Opal 077 vs Spiced Pumpkin 034

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077 vs Benjamin Moore Spiced Pumpkin 034Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077
LRV: 15.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.68%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Fiery Opal 077 vs Salsa Dancing AF-280

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077 vs Benjamin Moore Salsa Dancing AF-280Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077
LRV: 15.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.53%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B2573Fcopy color code
RGB Decimal178, 87, 63copy color code
RGB Percent69.80%, 34.12%, 24.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 13° Saturation: 64.61% Value: 69.8%copy color code
HSLhsl(13, 48, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 51.12 Yellow: 64.61 Key: 30.2copy color code
YIQY: 111.473 I: 61.939 Q: 11.781copy color code
XYZX: 22.667 Y: 16.643 Z: 6.72copy color code
CIE LabL:47.807 a:35.038 b:30.974copy color code
CIE LuvL:47.807 u:69.713 v:27.224copy color code
Decimal11687743copy color code
Hunter lab40.796, 27.787, 18.791copy color code
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