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What color is shale?

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Shale is mostly made up of clay, so it can range in color from medium brown to white. Shale is often used to make ceramic tiles.

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Shale colors fall in the neutral color palette and can be paired with blues for a country look, soft pinks for romantic style or gray tones for classic decor. When accented with gold accessories or gold-toned furniture, shale colors have a luxurious, elegant feel. Mixing shale tones with wood furniture or accents gives a room an earthy feel. Bright green or teal accents liven up a room that is decorated mainly with shale tones.

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