My reconstruction of the Paffrath family coat of arms from Germany, which was created in the year 1402.

My reconstruction of the Paffrath family coat of arms from Germany, which was created in the year 1402.

It was a difficult task. It was a typical reconstruction of the family coat of arms, but theĀ notes and sketches about theĀ Paffrath coat of arms were not very clear. There were 3 examples from which I have chosen the one at the top of the document and I have tried to be as precise as possible in the coat of arms recreation. Unfortunately, the mantling partĀ was completely illegible so I had to improvise. And apart of this, we have:

  • a redĀ chevron
  • three red roses

At first, the roses were entirely red, but the client requested a small change: to add more white. Also, I usually don’t use silver in my coat of arms, I use grey, butĀ the customer insisted that I had to use a gradient that simulates silver in vector graphics.

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