[Ansteorra] Heraldry Question
herrdetlef at gmail.com
Mon May 25 10:24:28 PDT 2009
Counterchanging a charge is simpling tincturing the charge in reverse of a
divided or treated field.
For example, if the field is per pale or and vert, a counterchanged beast is
per pale vert and or.
What you have suggested would be blazoned "Per pale or and vert, a [beast]
gules." No counterchanging there.
Then you run into some sticky contrast rules, because you technically have
half of your colored beast on a colored field. A better contrast would be
"Per pale vert and gules, a [beast] or."
Detlef von Marburg
Tir Medoin, Ansteorra
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 1:45 AM, Jasper <captain_jasperc at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have a question for any of the Heralds out there.
> Is it allowed in SCA Heraldry to use counter changes with 3 different
> colors? ie. The field is per pale Or/Vert while the heraldric beast is
> Any help would be greatly appreciated
> Jasper C.
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