Meanings of Heraldry Symbols Family Crest Colors & Animals

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HHeraldic Symbolism Tincture, Metals & Colors

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Heraldry symbols meanings  gold, or
Heradlry symbols & meaning - metal silver
Heradlry symbols - color yellow,
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color white
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color red, gule
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color maroon,  murray
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color green, vert
Heraldry symbols meanings  - color orange
Heraldic symbols meanings  - color blue, azure
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color purple, purp
Heradlry symbols & meaning - color black, sabl
Heraldry symbols meanings - shield divisions defense
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions protection
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions fait
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions authority
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions belt of val
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions strength
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions braver
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions homo
Heradlry symbols & meaning - shield divisions protection cross
Heraldic  symbols meanings  - dividing lines earth & country
Heradlry symbols & meaning - dividing lines clouds and air
Heradlry symbols & meaning - dividing lines sun
Heradlry symbols & meaning - dividing lines fire or wall
Heradlry symbols & meaning - dividing lines sea or water
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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.

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Symbols and examples of heraldic elements,  helmets, lines, ordinaries,

animals, shield partitions and their meanings.

 Silver / Argent     White

Cleanliness, wisdom, innocence,

 sincerity, peace and joy

Gold/ Or           Yellow

Understanding, respect, virtue 

and majestic -generosity 

 Black / Sable

Grief and
resistance, constancy

Purple / Purpe

Majesty, justice 

and sovereignty

Blue / Azure

Steadfastness, strength  

truth & loyalty

Orange / Tenne

Worthy ambition

Green / Vert

Freedom, beauty, 

joy, health and hope,

Loyalty in love

Maroon / Murray

Victorious - Persevering 

in the battle

          Red / Gules

Eagerness to 

serve his country.  

Warrior & martyr

Military strips

or Belt of Valor

Rule and authority

Faith and protection

        Protection

Defense or protectiom

        Protection. 

Honor - reward for

performance of

eminent service

Military strength

or bravery

Stands for military

strength or fortitude.

Represents

the sea or water 

Represents fire, or
the walls of a fortress
or city 

Represents the radiation the sun. Symbolizes
also fame and glory

Represents

clouds and air

Represents


Earth & Country

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