Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Crescent

See also: Crescent in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Crescent (1) §

Crescent Increscent Crescent pendent Decrescent

A quarter moon. Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Crescent (2) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Crescent (3) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

This is a thick crescent.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Crescent (4) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

This is a skinny crescent.

Crescent (5) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Beyeren Armorial. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon.

Crescent (6) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Frogmorton, p.134.)

Crescent (7) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Livro de Nobreza. Artist: António Godinho. (Folio 25r.)

Crescent (8) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Crescent (9) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 56.)

Crescent (10) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Priorista di Giuliano de' Ricci. Artist unknown. (Vol. I, folio 80v, arms of Pazzi.)

Crescent (11) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Priorista di Giuliano de' Ricci. Artist unknown. (Vol. I, folio 80v, arms of Pazzi.)

Crescent (12) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Korjenić-Neorić Armorial. Artist unknown. (Page 7, arms of Yllyriæ.)

Two Crescents Braced §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief. With horns to base, it is blazoned a “crescent pendent”; an “increscent” has horns to dexter, while a “decrescent” has horns to sinister.

Use of a crescent gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Crescent.

Source: Priorista di Giuliano de' Ricci. Artist unknown. (Vol. I, folio 80v, arms of Pazzi.)

Three Crescents Fretted §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Source: Devises Heroiques et Emblemes. Artist unknown. (Page 18.)

Three Crescents Conjoined In Pall At The Points §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Conjoined crescents are found in Iberian armory, where they are blazoned "a lunel."

Source: Livro do Armeiro-Mor. Artist: Jean Du Cros. (Arms of Fróis, folio 125r.)

Four Crescents Conjoined In Cross At The Points (1) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Conjoined crescents are found in Iberian armory, where they are blazoned "a lunel."

Source: Livro do Armeiro-Mor. Artist: Jean Du Cros. (Arms of Lemos, folio 65v.)

Four Crescents Conjoined In Cross At The Points (2) §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Conjoined crescents are found in Iberian armory, where they are blazoned "a lunel."

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Four Crescents Conjoined In Saltire At The Points §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Conjoined crescents are found in Iberian armory, where they are blazoned "a lunel."

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Three Crescents Conjoined In Pall Horns Outwards §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

Four Crescents Conjoined In Saltire Horns Outwards §

A quarter moon.

Default alignment: horns open to chief.

This arrangement of charges appears in the populace badge of Caid and may be blazoned a "cross of Caid."