Heraldry gives people the opportunity to Express their individuality. After all, the emblem is primarily the signs of the differences kind. Properly designed according to the laws of heraldry and the color coat will protect its owner, to unite the genus, giving it the hardness, resilience and bringing prosperity and success.

You get a family coat of arms in several ways.
Russia before 1917 was a mighty Empire, whose authorities were only people of noble origin. Each kind was a long story and of course, an attribute of the aristocracy - the family coat of arms. It's already after collectivization and dispossession have all become comrades and the proletariat.

View your family archives - perhaps you are a descendant of an ancient noble family, which had its own coat of arms. Draw it and safely use it, because the laws about what degree of kinship are entitled to use the family coat of arms, long forgotten.
You can turn to experienced professionals involved in heraldry on a professional basis. You will be given the opportunity to fill out a psychological profile test, which will reveal features of your personality, Hobbies, significant events in the life of your family. Based on the data compiled sample which you'll be able to change and add certain elements.
If you have a talent for drawing, can create his own coat of arms. Heraldry is a complex science with its own specific rules, so you will have to study the relevant literature. You can also find on the Internet a program that creates coats of arms, but your arms, in that case, there will be individual and unique, as in the database of this program is based on the limited number of elements. In medieval heraldry when creating a coat of arms used a wide variety of items. Today apply more laconic coat of arms, consisting mainly of the shield, drawing on it and having a ribbon of a motto.
Some rules for making a coat of arms:
- free space on the shield is called a field coat of arms. It can be both monochrome and multi-colored, divided into sectors. There are chess, lilawadee, leaf-shaped, canted and many other divisions which in turn have their own flavor;

- a very important place in heraldry is a color. Used in all 7 colors: metals - gold and silver along with enamel red, green, blue, purple, and black. Purple is used in the making coat of arms for Royal families.

- main color rule in heraldry - not to put metal on metal and enamel on the enamel.
After you select the shield, dividing it, and the colors should start drawing shapes. They can be images of animals, plants, tools, weapons, buildings, construction. The arrangement of the figures is also determined by the special heraldic rules. Use these figures that will characterize your family, rod.
The coat of arms can be supplemented by a ribbon with the motto. The motto may be some short aphorism or phrase that has special meaning to your family.
The coat of arms is ready. Now we need to make it a verbal description, as one and the same figure in heraldry can have multiple values. The description will also be drawn up according to special rules specified in heraldic literature.
The main characteristics of the coat of arms are its brevity and simplicity. It is a distinctive symbol which should be associated with its owner. The coat of arms is a family tradition that will pass from generation to generation.