Coat of Arms • Family Shield held held up by animals • Family Motto
Shield Shapes • Heater- shield shape- Male • Lozenge - diamond-Female
Parts of a Shield Parts of a Shield • Dexter-right side of knight holding shield • Sinister-left side of knight holding shield • Chief-top • Fess-middle • Base- bottom
Tinctures • Colors- Red, blue, Green, Black, Purple, Orange, Maroon • Metals- Gold, Silver • Furs- Ermine, Erminois, Ermines, Pean, Vair
FURS • Ermine • Ermines
Light colors should not be next to each otherMetals should not be next to each otherShield pattern should be visible from a distance
Mottos Bis vincit qui se vincit. He conquers twice who conquers himself.