Family Crest Designs. In all ages and in all quarters of the world distinguishing symbols, or family crests have been adopted by tribes or nations, by families or by chieftains. .
Interpreting the Coat of ArmsThe basic component of a coat of arms is the shield. Although the Medieval shield is perhaps the best-known shape, it is not the only one that was used.The shield was a warlike device and was often considered inappropriate for women or clergy. Thus, members of those groups often selected a different shape.
Requirements:- All components of a Family Crest. (8 separate pieces)- Personalization to reflect yourself.- Motto or personal belief statement.