Russian Heraldry as It is
...THE BEAR IS UNMUZZLED!!!
This site's aim is to present a vivid image of Russian heraldry, and to provide the English-reading audience with reliable basic information on the armorial heritage and the current heraldic practice in Russia. So far a number of our sections is under construction, but we hope that the site may be already interesting and informative. Welcome to the Heraldic Russia!
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TEXTS:
» PAPERS
» EURO_PEAN
» QUARTERLY

ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:

» Old Russian Heraldic Art

» Modern Russian Heraldic Art
»» The Guild of Heraldic Artists

THE OPEN ARMORIAL:
» Vol.I: the Commoners
» Vol.II: the Noble Families
» Vol.III: the Corporations
» Vol.IV: the Ecclesiastical Heraldry
» Supplement

ALMOST HERALDRY:

» Nobility

ORDERS, AWARDS, INSIGNIA:
» Imperial Orders of Chivalry
» Modern Orders and Awards
» Insignia of Rank and Office
» Fontes Honorum
» Russia and the S.M.O.M.

» Russian Heraldry That Is Not

» F.A.Q.

» About/Contact Us

» Links

 

THE OPEN ARMORIAL:

The Open Armorial is a collection of family and personal arms borne by the modern Russians in accordance with the traditional Russian Law of Arms. Included are also certain family arms that are currently borne outside Russia, but were formerly established or confirmed within the Russian jurisdiction.

The Vol. 1 shows the correct modern commoner practice.
The Vol. 2 contains a selection of noble arms (on the Russian nobility as such, see separate entry).
The Vol. 3 collects the arms of corporations (established as persons legal).
The Vol. 4 separately established for all the kinds of ecclesiastical arms.
There is also the Supplement displaying some examples of provincial and municipal arms to show their essential links with the traditions of family heraldry.

Welcome to the Open Armorial!
Click any "Vol." above to enjoy the correct practice of today’s Russia!
 

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