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The heraldic term for [[blue]]. According to ''[[The Blazon of Gentrie]]'' it signifies the following:
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'''Azure''' is the [[heraldic]] term for [[blue]]. According to ''[[The Blazon of Gentrie]]'' it signifies the following:
   
 
# Planets: Jupiter
 
# Planets: Jupiter
# Precious Stones: [[sapphire]]
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# [[gemstones|Precious Stones]]: [[sapphire]]
 
# Virtues: Justice and Loyalty
 
# Virtues: Justice and Loyalty
 
# Celestial signs: Taurus and Libra
 
# Celestial signs: Taurus and Libra
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See [[colour]].
 
See [[colour]].
   
The name comes from the [[France|French]] word for blue, itself from the Arabic, in reference to [[lapis lazuli]].
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The name comes from the [[France|French]] word for blue, itself from the [[Arabic]], in reference to [[lapis lazuli]].
   
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Revision as of 17:08, 2 May 2006

Azure is the heraldic term for blue. According to The Blazon of Gentrie it signifies the following:

  1. Planets: Jupiter
  2. Precious Stones: sapphire
  3. Virtues: Justice and Loyalty
  4. Celestial signs: Taurus and Libra
  5. Months: April and September
  6. Days of the Week: Thursday
  7. Ages of Man: Purility, or childish years from 7 to 14
  8. Flowers: Blue lily
  9. Elements: Air
  10. Seasons of the Year: Spring
  11. Complexions: Sanguine
  12. Numbers: 4, 9
  13. Metals: Copper

See colour.

The name comes from the French word for blue, itself from the Arabic, in reference to lapis lazuli.