A DETAILED REFERENCE GUIDE with over 1400 most common Heraldry Crest Symbols. Coat of Arms family crest examples of heraldic elements, animals colors and their meanings.
HERALDRY COAT OF ARMS Symbols & Meanings
Use the following pages for your research on your Coat of Arms or find examples of heraldry symbols and heraldic meanings. We have selected some of the most common family crest symbols, in addition to the graphics, we have added some detailed descriptions of their meanings. Here you will find medieval symbols, heraldic animals, colors, heraldic shield divisions etc., as well illustrations to help you to create or research your Coat of Arms.
Heraldic Coat of Arms Elements - Medieval Crest Symbols
Heraldic symbols are very important elements in Coat of Arms, heraldic charges, animals, colors, furs, lines and ordinaries can have special meanings in a Coat of Arms. A variety of symbols, figures, animals etc. are used for the shield, crest or shield supporters. There are many imaginative variations of heraldic meanings and combinations in every family crest that identifies the particular carrier /owner.
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