Rose in Heraldry
- © Dr. Satyendra Kumar Agrawal
The use of sign and symbol was prevalent in pre-historic times, when oral communications were difficult and writing was still far in the future. As communication stalls developed, their use became more sophisticated. That part of heraldry pertaining to the design of coat of arms and similar items, such as crests and badges, is nothing more than a highly regulated use of signs and symbols.
Read more in details in issue no.59 of "ITS Stamp News"