Design Your Own Coat of Arms: An Introduction to Heraldry

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Design your own personal coat of arms. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions make it easy even for beginners to fashion emblems that reflect family origins, traits, and accomplishments. Decorate plates, mugs, and stationery or create wallhangings, sew-on patches, T-shirt decals, pin-on badges, and much more.
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Overview


Design your own personal coat of arms. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions make it easy even for beginners to fashion emblems that reflect family origins, traits, and accomplishments. Decorate plates, mugs, and stationery or create wallhangings, sew-on patches, T-shirt decals, pin-on badges, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486249933
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 7/1/1987
  • Series: Dover Children's Activity Books Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 423,871
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.28 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Instruction Section
  Designing and Coloring Your Own Coat of Arms
  Components of a Coat of Arms
  Marks of Cadency
  Parts of the Field
  Marshalling Coats of Arms
  Women and Traditional Heraldry
  Blazonry
  Canting Arms
  National Heraldry
  Blazonry of Medieval Europe
  What to Do with Your Coat of Arms
  Heraldry in Legend and in the World Around Us
  Where to Have a Coat of Arms Designed for You
  Where to Register and Record Your Coat of Arms; Heraldry Societies
  A Selected Bibliography
Workbook Section
  Shields
  Parting the Field
  Lines of Partition
  Ordinaries
  Ordinaries and Sub-Ordinaries
  Common Charges (Large)
  Common Charges (Small)
  "Helmets, Crowns, Knots and Fur"
  Mantling
  Scrolls
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