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Heraldry in South Africa
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Welcome to the website that concentrates on South African heraldry. As it grows it will gradually paint a fuller picture of heraldic usage in our country as it faces the challenges of the 21st century.

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the colour gold, called ‘‘or’’ the heraldic fur called ermines the colour red, called ‘‘gules’’ the heraldic fur called vair the heraldic fur called erminoiss the colour green, called ‘‘vert’’

An ABC of heraldry
including frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Van Riebeeck crest of StellenboschEastern Cape Province Sunridge Primary School Table Mountain as the compartment (stand for supporters) in the arms of Western Cape Province
Themes in South African heraldry

Graham of Fintry Bureau of Heraldry, Pretoria Roy Snyman Oettle arms of a lady, displayed on a lozenge Christo Welgemoed
Armoria familia

Cape of Good Hope Limpopo KwaZuluNatal Northern Cape Free State Gauteng
Armoria patrić

Cape Town Oudtshoorn Grahamstown Pietermaritzburg Johannesburg Pretoria
Armoria civica

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Port Elizabeth Bishop Helge Fosseus Michael Coleman, current Catholic Bishop of Port Elizabeth Diocese of Port Elizabeth United Congregational Church Diocese of George
Armoria ecclesiastica

University of Port Elizabeth St Andrew’s College University of For Hare Universiteit van Stellenbosch Lorraine Primary Technikon Pretoria
Armoria academica

Standard Bank Groote Schuur Hospital Philatelic Federation of South Africa Knights of da Gama SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns Historical Society of SA
Armoria corporativa

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