Some shades that are on an amber color chart include honey, cognac, green-yellow, lemon yellow, green and cream-yellow. The color of amber is typically found between yellow and orange on the color wheel. The first recorded use of the amber as a color name occurred in 1500.
Different shades of amber appear on several other color charts, such as Crayola, Web colors and hexogonal colors. For example, as of 2015, shades of amber on the Crayola color chart include Antique Brass, Atomic Tangerine, Macaroni and Cheese, Banana Mania and Sunglow. On a Web color chart, shades of amber include Goldenrod, Sandy Brown and Moccasin. Hexagonal shades of amber include Tangerine Yellow, Deep Saffron and Amber.