Thursday, November 10

Petersen's Family Crest

Per Fess: First, azure on a bend sinister gules, a fish niant argent, inchief a mullet of six points or; second, a sable a crane rising argent.

Meaning of some phrases:

azure - the blue sky, sky blue
sinister - toward the left hand side
gules - heraldry the color red; indicated in engraving by parallel vertical lines
argent - silver
sable - color black
or - metal golf
crane - bird