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Coat of arms for the Grand Ducal family Hager of Hagersbourg

Here is a Coat of Arms for the Hager family of the micronational Grand Duchy of Hagersbourg. In a way this heraldic achievement is a canting arms, since Häger is the Swedish word for heron. The charge is somewhat inspired by the royal badge of Jane Seymour, the third wife of Henry VIII:   Azure … Continue reading Coat of arms for the Grand Ducal family Hager of Hagersbourg

Micronational heraldry on a searingly hot day!

Sweden is plagued by wild fires this summer, and my micronation Lorenzburg is unbearably hot, so I compose a coat of arms Inspired by the weather. Today’s challenge is to make heraldry that radiates waves of heat and that uses only two tinctures: the obvious choice is red and gold. Being the reigning prince of … Continue reading Micronational heraldry on a searingly hot day!

Micronational hereditary office of Comes Flabellorum

We have instituted the hereditary office of the most exalted Lady/ Lord of the Ceremonial Fans – Comes Flabellorum. Here some background information from Wikipedia: “A flabellum (plural flabella), in Christian liturgical use, is a fan made of metal, leather, silk, parchment or feathers, intended to keep away insects from the consecrated Body and Blood … Continue reading Micronational hereditary office of Comes Flabellorum

Micronational Heraldry the Earl and Countess of Vingekalk (Winged Chalice)

We are delighted to raise our paternal cousins Viking and Nathalie to the rank of Earl and Countess within the realm of Lorenzburg. Their name shall be “Vingekalk” and their arms is a “canting” coat of arms displaying Gules a lidded cup in fields 1 and 4, and Azure a golden wing bordering against the … Continue reading Micronational Heraldry the Earl and Countess of Vingekalk (Winged Chalice)

Instead of knitting – composing coats of arms!

Some people take out their knitting whenever they have a moment to themselves. Others embroider every time they watch the news. My “handicraft” is composing heraldic arms when I “watch” a movie or the news. I am very lucky to have a partner who supports my follies. But then again, it costs next to nothing … Continue reading Instead of knitting – composing coats of arms!

Heraldry as spring comes… A cray-cray explosion of ermine and tulips

It’s finally above 10° here in Sweden! Crocus and tulips are brightening the days and the sun offers the cheek a little warmth. Of course, me being me, I can’t help but celebrating the joy of springtime with a little heraldic fun. Today’s piece sports Ermine an “escarboucle” (or escarbounce) Or with each spoke ending … Continue reading Heraldry as spring comes… A cray-cray explosion of ermine and tulips

Game of heraldry: Playing with triune symmetry!

I guess everyone needs a hobby? Some people take out their knitting whenever they have a moment to themselves. Others embroider every time they watch the news. My “handicraft” is composing heraldic arms when I “watch” a movie or the news. I am very lucky to have a partner who supports my follies. But then … Continue reading Game of heraldry: Playing with triune symmetry!