Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


The Book of Traceable Heraldic Art is a compilation of armorial illustrations intended to facilitate SCA device and badge design. There are currently 1000 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Download: Individual Volumes, Complete Edition (PDF, 1041 pages), Abridged Edition (PDF, 913 pages)

Concise Index

Fields: Billety, Crusilly, Ermine, Estencelly, Fretty, Grillage, Masoned, Papellony, Plumetty, Potent, Roundel, Scaly, Semy, Trefly, Vair

Complex Lines: Curved, Dovetailed, Embattled, Engrailed, Flory, Indented, Invected, Nebuly, Potenty, Raguly, Rayonny, Trefly, Urdy, Wavy

Field Divisions: Barry, Barry Bendy, Barry Bendy Sinister, Bendy, Bendy Sinister, Chapé, Chaussé, Checky, Chevronny, Chevronny Inverted, Gyronny, Lozengy, Lozengy Barry, Paly, Paly Bendy, Paly Bendy Sinister, Paly Chevronny, Party Of Six, Per Bend, Per Bend Sinister, Per Chevron, Per Chevron Inverted, Per Fess, Per Pale, Per Pall, Per Pall Inverted, Per Saltire, Pily, Quarterly, Vêtu

Ordinaries: Bars, Bars Gemel, Base, Bend, Bend Dancetty, Bend Sinister, Bendlets, Bendlets Enhanced, Bordure, Canton, Chevron, Chevron Inverted, Chevronels, Chevronels Inverted, Chief, Chief Doubly, Chief-Pale, Cross, Cross Double Parted, Cross Triply Parted, Dance, Fess, Flaunches, Gore, Gusset, Gyron, Orle, Pale, Pall, Pall Inverted, Pallets, Pile, Pile Inverted, Point Pointed, Saltire, Tierce, Tressure

Shapes & Symbols: Annulet, Baton, Billet, Cartouche, Chevron Couped, Cloud, Comet, Cornice, Crampon, Crescent, Cross Couped, Cross of Four Ermine Spots, Delf, Ermine Spot, Escarbuncle, Escutcheon, Estoile, Fer-a-loup, Flame, Fleam, Fleur de Lys, Fret, Goutte, Gurges, Heart, Knot, Label, Letter, Lozenge, Mascle, Moon, Mount, Mountain, Mullet, Octagon, Pall Couped, Rainbow, Rustre, Saltorel, Schnecke, Shakefork, Snowflake, Spur-Rowel, Sun, Sunburst, T'ai-chi, Three Tomoe, Triangle, Trimount, Triquetra, Triskele, Triskelion of Sprials, Vair Bell, Valknut, Wolves' Teeth

Tools & Objects: Abacus, Adze, Alquerque Board, Altar, Amphora, Anchor, Anvil, Arch, Arrow, Arrowhead, Astrolabe, Awl, Axe, Bag, Battering Ram, Bell, Bellows, Book, Bottle, Bow, Broach, Broad-arrow, Bucket, Calipers, Catherine Wheel, Cauldron, Chain, Chaine Shot, Chalice, Chess Rook, Crossbow, Fetterlock, Fleshpot, Hammer, Handle, Harp, Harrow, Helm, Horn, Horseshoe, Joscelyn, Key, Lance, Lure, Lymphad, Mallet, Maunch, Millrind, Morris Board, Nail, Orb, Pavilion, Pen, Pennon, Pheon, Pitcher, Plow, Plummet, Portcullis, Pouch, Rapier, Recorder, Rope, Saddle, Saltcellar, Scimitar, Scissors, Scroll, Sheaf, Shears, Shoe, Shofar, Sole, Spade, Spear, Spearhead, Spool, Spoon, Spur, Square, Staff, Stirrups, Sword, Tankard, Thimble, Thread, Torc, Torch, Torse, Tower, Trestle, Trivet, Trumpet, Water-Bouget, Wheel, Wool-pack, Yarn

Plants: Acorn, Apple, Ash, Beech, Birch, Bush, Carrot, Cinquefoil, Daffodil, Daisy, Ear, Elder, Elderberry, Foil, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Gillyflower, Hemp, Holly, Hurst, Ivy, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lily, Lotus, Maple, Mushroom, Oak, Orange, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Radish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Shamrock, Sprig, Stalk, Strawberry, Thistle, Thorn, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Violet, Wheat, Willow, Wreath

People & Animals: Angel, Arm, Armadillo, Badger, Barbel, Bat, Bear, Beard, Bee, Bird, Boar, Breast, Bull, Calamarie, Calygreyhound, Camel, Cameleopard, Centaur, Clawed Hand, Cock, Cockatrice, Dolphin, Eagle, Elephant, Escallop, Falcon, Fish, Foot, Footprint, Fox, Frog, Giraffe, Gorilla, Greyhound, Griffin, Hand, Hen, Horse, Human, Hydra, Knight, Kraken, Lion, Lizard, Maiden, Man, Manatee, Martlet, Melusine, Mermaid, Monkey, Moor, Musimon, Octopus, Otter, Owl, Pegasus, Phoenix, Pithon, Polypus, Porcupine, Raven, Reremouse, Salamander, Savage, Scorpion, Sea-Dragon, Sea-Horse, Sea-Lion, Sea-Serpent, Sea-Tortoise, Sea-Wolf, Serpent, Shark, Shell, Simurgh, Snail, Sphinx, Spider, Spiderweb, Squid, Squirrel, Stag, Swallow, Swan, Tiger, Tortoise, Tyger, Unicorn, Vol, Wasp, Weasel, Whale, Whelk, Wings, Wolf, Wyvern, Yale