ML Mural Art - 

Heraldry Art


We create your 

personal family crest
according to your

  requirements and 



We ship world wide !


Exclusive heraldry art 

on canvas - leather -
watercolor paper  

and wooden plaques


Click on pictures 

for more info 

Family crest on canvas


Old World family 

crest plaques 

Coat of Arms on leather


Coat of Arms Logo


Ornate knight shield



Novelty  crest

Novelty crests


Medieval battle 

shields -wood or steel




Gold leaf gilded

 knight shield


Family crest on wooden



Old World 

family crest plaque


Family crest on wooden

plaque with gold leaf wash 


Family crest on 

wooden plate


Double crest -

wedding crest on 

wooden box


Double crest on 

glass ornament


Occupation - 

trade crest


Coat of Arms



   family crest painting detail   family crest painting detail   family crest painting detail  family crest painting detail 

Heraldry symbols and their meanings  Q - Z

In this section of our website we would like to give you some additional information relating to the symbols of coat of arms

a  variety of icons, colors and heraldic animals. We have selected some of the most common coat of arms symbols, from

time to time we update our list. In addition to the graphics, we have added some detailed descriptions. 

Of course there are many more heraldic symbols as shown here. There are many imaginative variations and combinations

  in every crest design that identifies the particular carrier /owner of a family crest.


  Video - demo family crest paintings               Testimonials  


Please note that the following listed symbol descriptions and meanings have  been compiled from a variety of heraldic sources

Besides these symbols being globally used, the opinions and interpretations between heraldic researchers may vary slightly.

We update our page regularly with heraldic symbols !


   Examples of heraldic animals in different attitude / positions         Heraldic Tincture, Metals  & Colors - Dividing Lines


Examples of  Heraldry Shield Divisions 


Home  | Family Trees  |  Coat of Arms Logos  |  Family Crests  |  Contact  




Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking

In addition to the following symbols, we have collected a few examples of each for your reference as to 

how the heraldic symbols can be used for a family crest / Coat of Arms design. 

Click on image to see examples


HERALDIC  CHARGES      A - D      E - H       I - P      Q - Z




 Symbol for good tidings





One who enjoys a peaceable and retired life


The ram is a symbol of authority 

and leadership





Symbolizes one who is cunning 

and determined.




Is a collector of bright objects is, the raven
   as a symbol of knowledge. He is also

 a symbol divine providence, also

  a durable resistance as well as the

 nature the bringer of death.




Glory and splendor; fountain of life; 

intelligence and enlightenment

Ring or Annulet


Fidelity. Sign of the fifth son




The rose is a symbol of hope and joy,
With red flowers, it is a symbol of grace,
beauty, and sometimes martyrdom. it is
also a sign of the seventh son.



Symbol for safety and protection; refuge



Gold or yellow: -  worthy of trust or treasure

White - generosity



Scales are traditionally a symbol 

of fairness and justice.



The image of a sickle or a scythe
expressed hope for a fruitful
Harvest of things out.

Shell - Escallop 

Symbolizes protection of providence.

Successful leader or one who 

has made long journeys



Ancient sea voyages


Symbolizes deliberation 

and perseverance



The serpent is a symbol of wisdom and
defiance. In addition, a symbol of fertility
   and renewal. Because of its forked 

tongue, it was also associated with  

lightning and the sun.
snakes represent the knowledge.



Although the spear, the spearhead and  

the broken spear all very similar 

symbols are they each have their 

own symbolic meaning.
   The spear, lance or spear-tipping  

is an emblem the gallant service and  

devotion to the honor and chivalry.  

The broken lance is a symbol of peace.  

The spear tip  symbolizes skill and 

dexterity of a person


Sleeve / Maunch 

A symbol of devotion, victory in tournament




A person who is ready for battle


A symbol of thrift, caution and conception 



He is also a symbol of peace and 

harmony - a person of the policy.


Star / Mullet

The 5-star - Symbolizes divine quality
which is bestowed by

May also third son pose.



Close parental bond


The Swan is the ensign of poets and
musicians. It symbolizes perfection
beauty and grace. It is also light, love,
grace, sincerity and perfection.
For a carrier, it is the swan
poetic harmony and learning.


The sword is the symbol of the military
honor. It is also a symbol of power 

and freedom. .
   The sword (especially with flame) is
also a symbol of purification.





The thistle is an ancient heraldic symbols

  of pain and suffering.




The tower is very much like a castle,  

it is a emblem of grandeur and of society.
It is also a symbol of the defense and a
   individual fortitude.



Tree stump


A tree stump or tree trunk with
sprouting leaves as a symbol of the can
be rebirth and re-growth used.





Ready for war


Symbol for perpetuity, longevity



Antique and symbolizes strength. In Ireland,

 the noblest of oak trees


  U                                                                     V


A symbol of purity and virtue.



 Wheat Sheaf- Garb


The wheat sheaf is the meaning of  

abundance and hope





Symbol of a wheelwright or  

carriage maker


Pair of Wings

Symbolizes swiftness and protection.




The wolf means valor and guardianship. wolves  

were considered to be cruel  

and merciless 



Symbol  -  velour and protection

copyright - www.familytreesandcrests.com