A Beginner's Guide to Understanding a Coat of Arms. This is a visual guide to deciphering and understanding your family's coat of arms. It breaks down the elements and explains the variations and differences associated with the different choices.
A rare century gold sundial and compass ring, circa possibly German. The hinged oval bezel was designed as a seal and engraved with a coat of arms, opening to reveal a sundial and compass on a plain gold hoop.