Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Arm

See also: Arm in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Boar's Head Sustained by an Arm Couped §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Herby Rycerstwa Polskiego. Artist unknown. (Page 305, Herb Swinki.)

Arm Couped with Fingers Extended §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Arm Embowed (1) §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Arm Embowed (2) §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Arm Embowed (3) §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Arm Vested §

A human arm. Vested indicates that it is clothed.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned; clothing must be explicitly blazoned.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Arm Fesswise Maintaining A Club §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Opus Insignium Armorumque. Artist: Johann Weikhard von Valvasor.

Arm Couped Maintaining a Torch §

A human arm.

Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist unknown.

Arm Couped Maintaining a Dagger §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Arm Embowed Maintaining a Scimitar §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Arm Couped and Vested Maintaining a Dagger §

A human arm.

Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: The Nobility of Venice. Artist unknown. (Folio 96v.) Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Cubit Arm §

A human arm. The cubit arm is cut off at the elbow.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief, fingers clenched. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Cubit Arm with Fingers Extended §

A human arm. The cubit arm is cut off at the elbow.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief, fingers clenched. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Cubit Arm Vested §

A human arm. The cubit arm is cut off at the elbow.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief, fingers clenched. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned; clothing must be explicitly blazoned.

The term "vested" indicates that it is clothed.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Arm Vested Fesswise §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: St. Gallen Armorial. Artist unknown. (Page 149.)

Arm Vested Fesswise With A Hand Of Benediction §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned. The “hand of benediction” has two fingers raised and two tucked against the palm.

Source: Opus Insignium Armorumque. (Folio 12.) Artist: Johann Weikhard von Valvasor.

Arm Vested Fesswise Maintaining a Gemmed Ring §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Beyeren Armorial. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Folio 61r.)

Arm In Armor Fesswise Embowed Brandishing A Sword §

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Pair of Arms Vested Maintaining an Annulet §

A human arm.

Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Pair of Arms Vested §

A human arm.

Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Two Arms Issuant with Hands Clasped §

Device
Badge

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Artist: Bahja al-Azraq. Adapted from Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. (Folio 45r.)

Two Arms Vested Issuant with Hands Clasped §

Device
Badge

A human arm.

Default alignment: dexter arm, hand to chief. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Artist: Bahja al-Azraq. Adapted from Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. (Folio 45r.)

Triskelion of Arms §

A three-armed curving spiral shape.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.