Understanding the designs and examples of Japanese family crests! A gorgeous visual family crest encyclopedia with over 2500 selected and explained family crests.
It is said that there are currently 200 basic types of family crests and 5,000 types of crests with the same motif and different designs.
This book selects more than 2,500 family crests and explains their designs and meanings according to motifs of “plants,” “animals,” “natural phenomena,” “military service,” “patterns and designs,” and “buildings and vessels”.
The book also features a wealth of photographs and illustrations of the original motifs of family crests and examples of dyeing, crafts, and contemporary designs created from the images of family crests. Gorgeous and beautiful, this book can be used as a design reference book.
- Release Date:
- December, 2022
- PIE International