What do the symbols on a family crest mean?
Silver or white (argent): peace and sincerity. Red: warrior or martyr; military strength and magnanimity. Blue: truth and loyalty. Green: hope, joy, and loyalty in love. Black: constancy or grief.
What does Distantia Jungit mean?
It joins things that were apart
The Case family motto is Distantia jungit, which translates from Latin to English as “It joins things that were apart”.
What’s the difference between a coat of arms and a family crest?
Although some people refer to a “family crest” and a “coat of arms” interchangeably, there is a difference. A crest is an element or part of a coat of arms, but not the entire arms. On a coat of arms, the crest is found above the shield, usually on top of a helmet.
Where is the family crest on the German coat of arms?
A German family crest is actually part of the coat of arms picture. The crest is the part above the helmet and is just one element of the coat of arms. The sample shown below is just one of many German coats of arms and German family crest that we have on record.
Where can I get a coat of arms plaque?
If you find a lower price anywhere on the web for coat of arms plaques, please email us so we can lower our prices. Our beautiful wall plaques depict the full color earliest rendition of the Coat of Arms and Family Crest once associated with a bearer of your last name.
Where can I find family coats of arms?
END OF COAT OF ARMS \\ HERALDRY \\ FAMILY CRESTS WEBSITE. The source material used for our family coats of arms and histories has been chosen for their reliability and authenticity.
What are the tinctures of the German coat of arms?
The heraldic tinctures are the same in Imperial heraldry as in other European countries. Black charges occur on red fields and vice versa more often than in other countries, as in the arms of Stadler, Roder and Homberg.