Baker Arms

 
Patrick Williams
 
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03 May 2007 15:09
 

No apology necessary, Joseph. You steered me to a much better picture of crossed baker’s peels and now I’ve updated my last enblazonment with nicer peels. Thank you!

 
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03 May 2007 17:22
 

Linusboarder;44326 wrote:

What about this design, except put the crook and peel on a white saltire and make them Vert.


Okay…

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/jonishairy/Heraldry/Baker2.gif

 

The charges look much better on the saltire.  I’m beginning to agree with Patrick, though, that the crook should be left in the crest.


Joseph McMillan;44327 wrote:

"Vert semy of estoiles argent two baker’s paddles in saltire Or each with three loaves proper."


And here’s this one…

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/jonishairy/Heraldry/Baker3.gif

 

I think I made the semy field a little too busy, but I like this design alright.

 

What do you guys think?

 

JRB

 
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03 May 2007 17:33
 

Jonathan,

I like the latest one with peel and crook on a saltire, but what if you replaced the crook with another peel? I think the design would be more balanced that way. I also agree with Patrick that symbols of profession should be left in the crest or badge and not on the shield itself. Perhaps a bear holding a shepherd’s crook for a crest?  Let the shield say "Baker" and the crest say "Jonathan".

 

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e221/pblanton/Baker.jpg

 

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03 May 2007 18:23
 
 
 
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03 May 2007 19:22
 

I actually like all three of the previous arms. (Both your two pics and Patricks).

The saltire looks good, and so does the bakers peels.

 
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03 May 2007 21:29
 

Jonathan R. Baker;44341 wrote:

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/jonishairy/Heraldry/Baker3.gif

 


I like the basic design. The field may have to many estoiles powdered across it though. I believe that if the Vert was made a bit darker the arrangement would be more acceptable. The field of the arms of Henri Christophe d’Ha├»ti was semey of estoiles and it looked very good.

 
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03 May 2007 21:48
 

I agree with the "too many stars" assessment.  Maybe cut it to about three, give or take, in each angle made by the peels.

 

 

 

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"Too many notes, my dear Mozart…  Don’t take it too hard. Your work is ingenious. It’s quality work. And there are simply too many notes."—Emperor Joseph II, in Amadeus.

 
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03 May 2007 22:12
 

Is it possible to denote the number of estoiles to be powdered on the field?  For instance, would it be possible to describe the field as "semy of thirteen estoiles?"

JRB

 
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03 May 2007 22:18
 

Quote:

Originally posted by Patrick William

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g29/PaddyW_photos/bakerarms.jpg


This seems to me very reminiscient of the arms of the British Broadcasting Corporation which I just saw in a book called Looking at Heraldry which I rescued from the discard pile at the school library today, and now graces my private bibliotheque.

 

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03 May 2007 23:12
 

Jonathan R. Baker;44358 wrote:

Is it possible to denote the number of estoiles to be powdered on the field? For instance, would it be possible to describe the field as "semy of thirteen estoiles?"

JRB


Yes, but (a) 13 stars is so associated with the 13 original states that I wouldn’t use it for anything else, and (b) the baker’s dozen would apply to the loaves on the paddles, but doesn’t make sense for the stars, and (c) to me, stars falling on Alabama suggests a countless (i.e., indefinite) number.  My opinion only.

 
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03 May 2007 23:34
 

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(added after Pritchard response)

 
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03 May 2007 23:39
 

Michael Swanson;44366 wrote:

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Too close in overall appearance to the Stars and Bars for my comfort. It makes me think of Martha Stewart with a drawl and a martini glass.

 
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04 May 2007 00:11
 

How come the slices don’t have crusts?!! That bread must have like, bizzare physical properties or something! :spooky:

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04 May 2007 00:13
 

Ooo, there’s a pretty picture, David….

 
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04 May 2007 00:25
 

Jonathan R. Baker;44319 wrote:

Just giving like I get…

Here’s something I threw together with the crook, the peel, and Baker’s dozen stars, with a cross in honor point, as it should be.

 

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y155/jonishairy/Heraldry/Baker1.gif

 

JRB


I think this is the best so far, just replace the crook with another peel.  No saltire needed since they are in saltire already.