Symbols and charges are very important elements to create a Family Crest.
Colors, furs, lines and ordinaries can have special meanings in a Coat of Arms design.
A variety of figures, animals etc. are used for the shield, crest or shield supporters.
There are many imaginative variations and combinations of heraldic symbols in every
coat of arms design that identifies the particular carrier /owner of a family crest.
We have selected some of the most common coat of arms symbols and their meanings.
In addition to the coat of arms symbols, we have added some detailed descriptioms.