Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Flame

See also: Flame in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Heart Enflamed to Chief §

A symbolic version of the human heart.

Default posture: point to base. No proper coloration.

This version sporting a gout of flame is sometimes used as a symbol of Jesus’s love.

Source: Devises et Emblemes Anciennes & Modernes. (Page 12.) Artist: Unknown.

Object Enflamed §

An object "enflamed" is depicted with multiple little spurts of flame issuant from all sides.

Any accepted depiction of flames may be used; this illustration includes several different flames at varying angles the you can use around the edge of whatever shape you need.

Flame (1) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief. Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

This depiction was previously ruled unregistrable on the September 2019 Cover Letter, but that prohibition was later called into question by the discovery of period examples with separated licks of flame.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Stephanie Fahey.

Flame (2) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief. Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

This depiction was previously ruled unregistrable on the September 2019 Cover Letter, but that prohibition was overturned by the November 2020 cover letter following the discovery of period examples of flames that end in "crab claws."

This depiction may still be considered poor style due to the lack of internal detailing separating the "licks" of flame.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Jaqueline de Molieres.

Flame (3) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief. Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

This depiction was previously ruled unregistrable on the September 2019 Cover Letter, but that prohibition was later called into question by the discovery of period examples with separated licks of flame.

This depiction may still be considered poor style due to the lack of internal detailing separating the "licks" of flame.

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

Flame (4) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief. Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

This depiction was previously ruled unregistrable on the September 2019 Cover Letter, but that prohibition was overturned by the November 2020 cover letter following the discovery of period examples of flames that end in "crab claws." This depiction may still be considered poor style due to the lack of internal detailing separating the "licks" of flame.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Flame (5) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Flame (6) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Stephanie Fahey. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Flame (7) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Flame (8) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Flame (9) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Flame (10) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

Source: Sledgehamster. Artist: Grimwulf Harland.

Flame (11) §

A fire, shown as multiple tongues of flame conjoined into a single mass.

Default orientation: tongues extending to chief.

Proper coloration: alternating tongues of gules and Or.

This depiction might be considered poor style due to the lack of internal detailing separating the "licks" of flame.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Candle Enflamed (1) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination.

Default orientation: palewise.

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

Candle Enflamed (2) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination. Default orientation: palewise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Candle Enflamed (3) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination.

Default orientation: palewise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Thomas Ouswood (attributed).

Candle Enflamed On A Candlestick (1) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination.

Default orientation: palewise.

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

Candle Enflamed On A Candlestick (2) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination.

Default orientation: palewise.

Source: Sarum Processional. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Candle Enflamed On A Candlestick (3) §

A slow-burning wax cylinder used for illumination.

Default orientation: palewise.

Source: Sarum Processional. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Smoking Pipe Enflamed §

A hollow tube and bowl used to inhale smoke.

Default orientation: fesswise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Chute's Tobacco. (A pamphlet by Anthony Chute, published 1595.) Artist unknown.