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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for blazon
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  Blazon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blazon is also a term used in Romantic Poetry.
In Heraldry, a Blazon is a formal description of, most often, a coat of arms that enables a person to construct or reconstruct the appropriate image.
The term blazon may also refer to a formal description of other objects, such as badges, banners, flags, and seals.
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 Blazon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Blazon is also a term used in (Click link for more info and facts about Romantic Poetry) Romantic Poetry.
In (The study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies) Heraldry, a Blazon is a formal description of a (The official symbols of a family, state, etc.) coat of arms that enables a person to construct or reconstruct the appropriate image.
The term blazon may also refer to a formal description of other objects, such as (Long strip of cloth for decoration or advertising) banners, (Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design) flags, and (A device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents) seals.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bl/blazon.htm   (340 words)

 A Grammar of Blazonry
To quote Woodward, to blazon a device is to verbally describe it "in heraldic terminology so exactly that anyone acquainted with the language of armory may be able accurately to depict it from its concise description." This is the essence of blazonry: the ability to reconstruct the emblazon.
Thus a device we might blazon as Argent, on a fess sable between three mullets gules, three annulets argent, a chief gules would be blazoned in a Victorian style as Argent, on a fess sable between three mullets gules, as many annulets of the field, a chief of the third.
Blazoning a certain sword as "a Turkish cavalry sword from the Abbisid dynasty"is not nearly as elegant as blazoning it, simply, as a "shamshir".
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/bruce.html   (3541 words)

 Precedents of Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme: Blazon
When Papworth's blazons contain ellipses [...], we assume that he simply didn't know the exact tinctures -- and in cases of possible conflict, we give the submitter the benefit of the doubt...
The charge...was blazoned a yin-yang on the LOI, at the submitter's insistence.
In general, we don't blazon the exact nationality of the drawing style, preferring to leave that to the artist; the few exceptions to this rule are just that, exceptions.
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/precedents/bruce/blazon.html   (3433 words)

 Blazon of the Serampore College Coat of Arms
The crest is technically blazoned "a Pelican in her piety, Or," (Or = gold) a device that is iconographically a type of Christ as the Pelican is supposed to feed her brook by wounding ("vulning") her own breast to draw blood to feed her young.
I would blazon the shield (describe it in heraldic Norman French) as: "Argent, a cross gules; on a chief azure an open book Or between two crosses paty gules fimbriated Or voided argent" (or possibly "of the field").
It might also be possible to say that the red cross was surmounted by a cross paty argent (or "of the first" as argent was mentioned in the blazon right away).
www.wmcarey.edu /carey/serampore/blazon.htm   (431 words)

 SOAS: The Brunei Galleries: Islamic Art & Patronage: TILE WITH EPIGRAPHIC BLAZON
The blazon on this circular tile - with the text placed in three horizontal fields reserved in white against a blue ground and bordered in fl - belonged to the Mamluk sultan Qaitbay.
Unique to the Mamluks, the epigraphic blazon was initiated by Sultan Nasir al-Din Muhammad around 1320 and became the emblem of all subsequent rulers.
The Brunei Gallery was built as a result of a generous benefaction from HM The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, and was inaugurated by HRH The Princess Royal, as Chancellor of the University of London, on 22 November 1995.
www.soas.ac.uk /gallery/Previous/IslamicPatronage/61.html   (279 words)

 Blazon - LoveToKnow 1911
BLAZON, a heraldic shield, a coat of arms properly "described" according to the rules of heraldry, hence a proper heraldic description of such a coat.
In the 16th century the heraldic term, and "blaze" and "blazon" in the sense of proclaim, had much influence on each other.
This page was last modified 23:59, 1 Sep 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Blazon   (106 words)

 Family Crest and Coat of Arms: Parts of a Coat of Arms
Whenever a new Knight appeared at a Tournament, the herald sounded the trumpet, and as the competitors attended with closed visors, it was his duty to explain the bearing of the shield or coat-armour belonging to each.
The blazon may seem like a foreign language, but it is simply a system of code words to denote colors, placement, and styling by using an economy of words.
Helm: Not a part of the official blazon, the helmet varies with the bearer's rank, the century represented, or the herald's or artist's preference.
www.fleurdelis.com /coatofarms.htm   (1097 words)

To blazon a coat of arms, though, it is also necessary to know how all of this information was (and is) organised.
Blazoning from the field up the upper layer are blazoned after the lower layer.
With one pale and one leaf the blazon would be "on a pale argent, a leaf gules".
www.angelfire.com /folk/dacia/heraldry/organisation.htm   (982 words)

 Official 1782 Description of the Great Seal of the United States
The original form of the Great Seal is this written description that uses heraldic language to precisely describe the appearance of the imagery.
Called a "blazon," it is the starting point for creating an accurate die or illustration of the Great Seal.
An illustration based on this written description is called a "realization." The problem is, many realizations and dies are not based on the original Great Seal blazon.
www.greatseal.com /symbols/blazon.html   (457 words)

 Amazon.de: Der Spiegel der Königin (Junge Erwachsene): Bücher: Nina Blazon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dies war mein zweiter Roman von Nina Blazon und ich kann mit Gewissheit sagen das sich Nina mit den beiden Romanen in mein Herz geschrieben hat.
Ganz klar fünf Sterne für diesen wunderbaren historischen Roman von Nina Blazon.
Hier zeigt es sich mal wieder, wie schön Nina Blazon Historisches mit romantischem verbinden kann.
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 Blazon in Early Days ~ I
It did not need to be blazoned rampant because a single lion was always upright to make the best use of the area of the shield.
At Falkirk in 1298 he bore the arms on the left, Barry Or and Gules, blazoned in the Dering and Guillim Rolls as Barry of six Or and Gules, but in the Arundel and Parliamentary Rolls he is given the arms on the right, Or three bars Gules.
In the Nobility Rolls of 1297, 1298 and 1300 his arms are blazoned Barry of ten, while at Carlaverock in 1300 he is reported as bearing Barry of eight.
www.baronage.co.uk /2001/earlyda1.html   (819 words)

 Blazon Pattern Search Hints
The purpose of the form is to find registered blazons that contain particular words or patterns.
The simplest pattern is simply a portion of the blazon you are seeking.
The button at the bottom of the form marked "search for items matching the blazon pattern" is used to launch the search.
oanda.sca.org /new/hints_bp.html   (678 words)

 Silver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In heraldry, the argent, in addition to being shown as silver (this has been shown at times with real silver in official representations), can also been shown as white.
Occasionally, the word "silver" is used rather than argent; sometimes this is done across-the-board, sometimes to avoid repetition of the word "argent" in blazon.
Europeans found a huge amount of silver in the New World in Zacatecas and Potosí, which triggered a period of inflation in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Silver   (1639 words)

 How to Blazon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The objectives of blazon are brevity and precision.
The conventions of blazon are well established but not inflexible, and current practice is nearer the spirit of the medieval heralds
Blazons are unpunctuated, except that the tinctures and charges begin with a capital letter.
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 English Heraldry and Blazon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In blazon, the position of the line on the field must be indicated, as well as its type.
The technical description of the charges on a coat of arms, its blazon, therefore must be quite precise and adher to established conventions.
This example would be blazoned as follows: Argent (the tincture of the field), on a chevron Gules (the principal charge and its tincture), between three leopard's faces Sable (the lesser charges on the field and their tincture), three castles Or (the lesser devices on the principal charge and their tincture).
itsa.ucsf.edu /~snlrc/britannia/flowers/heraldry.html   (1116 words)

 Butler Blazon & Pratt Blazon
In Heraldry, the Blazon is the "recipe" for how the various symbolic parts of the Coat are placed and colored on the Escutcheon (or shield).
The Blazon for the Butler Coat first indicates that it is a quartered shield and then identifies the Tincture (or color) of the 1st and 4th quarters as being Or (yellow or gold, in this case, yellow).
Next, the Blazon describes a band across each of these yellow quarters, in the Chief position, (meaning "across the top") as Indented (or diagonally scallopped) and tinctured Azure, (blue).
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 Composition Rules Used In A Blazon and Display of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Blazons are unpunctuated except for tinctures (colours) and charges which begin with a capital letter [FandF, p.138]
Then if the owner of the arms is of sufficient rank, the blazon may also include Supporters and a Compartment.
The Mantle defaults to the primary color and metal of the arms, unless specifically stated in the blazon.
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Blazon: Per bend gules and sable, a bend
Blazon: Gules, in pale a vol and a vol
Blazon: Azure, two bears combattant and in chief a compass star argent
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 Blazon Marketing Inc. - Marketing, Graphic and Website Design Services
Many people when they hear the word marketing instantly assume it is the same thing as advertising.
Blazon Marketing offers a wide range of services to effectively promote your products and services.
Blazon Marketing Inc. was established to bring all aspects of marketing under one roof.
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 Slide Guards for Swing Sets by Hedstrom And Blazon-Flexible Flyer
The Hedstrom Corporation received a report that a three year- old-girl strangled when her mitten strings, which were strung through her coat, caught at the point where the handrail attaches to the Big T slide.
If consumers have Blazon or Turco products, they should immediately destroy or discard these Turco or Blazon-Flexible Flyer T-Type Play Center swing sets, as both firms are out of business.
The is announcing this modification program as part of its mission to protect the public from unreasonable risks of injury and death associated with consumer products.
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 blaze, blazon. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
To blaze the news abroad is to make it public, to announce it loudly.
To blazon the news abroad is also to publish it, to proclaim it.
(Blazon comes from the armorial blazon, the heraldic coat of arms, which announces who you are.) Both are old words, infrequently used today, and both sound rather poetic, if not pretentious.
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 Blazon in Early Days ~ 2
The silent acceptance of a new heraldry which distinguished armigers from each other by differences so small that they could never be recognisable as differences on a battlefield.
The first article examined the simplicity and lack of precision in early heraldry.
Here we shall discuss some developments in the vocabulary of blazon.
www.baronage.co.uk /2001/earlyda2.html   (523 words)

 BLAZONS! Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
is an MS-DOS program that allows you to type in a description of a coat-of-arms (known as a blazon) and will attempt to interpret and display the coat.
It comes with a file of about 1400 family names and blazons which can be searched by name.
Version 2.2 improvements include: more intelligent sizing of charges to better fill an available space, a border will now follow the curve of the shield, and the shield will now resize itself to accomodate a 'chief' instead of covering over that part of the field.
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 >> Blazon Creative Marketing <<
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The team at Blazon come from diverse design, marketing and advertising backgrounds, have worked on some of the biggest names and brands around over the years, and can therefore deliver a broad and comprehensive skill-set – all under one roof.
The benefits of this are a more consistent, faster and all-round better service, which results in added and extra value for marketing money spent.
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 Blazon — FactMonster.com
To blazon is to announce with a trumpet, hence the Ghost in Hamlet says,...
“Another element in the blazon of the `Venice of the West' is...
You cannot fare well but you must cry out roast meat.
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 The Bard's Log. Running Wild lyrics. Blazon Stone (1991): Blazon Stone
Blazon stone, we spit into the face of death
Blazon stone, we spit in the face of death
Copyright (C) 2005 The Bard's Log - All lyrics are the property and copyright of their respective owners and are provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
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 Information on Blazon
The art or act of describing or depicting heraldic bearings in the proper language or manner.
Blazoning.] [From blazon, n.; confused with 4th blaze: cf.
blazon n : the official symbols of a family, state, etc. [syn: coat of arms, arms, blazonry] v : decorate with heraldic arms [syn: emblazon]
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 Encyclopedia article on Blazon [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first thing the blazon describes is the tincture (colour) of the field (background) (though in some cases of "landscape heraldry" all or part of the field is some sort of landscape), and then it describes the placement and tinctures of the different charges (objects) on the shield.
A Blazon is also a form used in Romantic Poetry.
Products related to Blazon: books, DVD, electronics, garden, kitchen, magazines, music, photo, posters, software, tools, toys, VHS, videogames
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