The Traditional Art of the Russian Orthodox Gramota

Ecclesiastical Heraldry, Orthodox Church, Traditional Arts

“Gramota” is a Russian word that can be translated as “formal certificate” and which is rightly considered a traditional art form in Russian and Slavic cultures. Gramotas are...

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The College of Arms of Canada: A Review

Canada, College of Arms, Commonwealth, Heraldry, Native Cultures, Traditional Arts

The Canadian Heraldic Authority (Autorité héraldique du Canada) was established in 1988. Because Canada is a Commonwealth member State whose head of State is the Queen of England, the authority of...

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