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|Eye of Horus|
The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadjet (also written as Wedjat, or "Udjat", Uadjet, Wedjoyet, Edjo or …
The Red Cross on white background was the original protection symbol declared at the 1864 Geneva Convention.
|Eye of Horus|
The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health.
Veldismagn is an Icelandic magical Bind Rune that is used to grant the wearer with protection against evil, and luck in having good health.
Because of the controversy over Israel's national society Magen David Adom and a number of other disputes, the introduction of an additional neutral protection symbol had been under discussion for a …
|NFPA 704 warning sign|
The US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has a standard NFPA 704 using a diamond with four colored sections each with a number indicating severity 0—4 (0 for no hazard, 4 indicates a …
A fire extinguisher, flame extinguisher, or simply an extinguisher, is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations.
In electronics and electrical engineering, a fuse (from the French fuser, Italian fuso, "spindle") is a type of low resistance resistor that acts as a sacrificial device to provide overcurrent protec…
|The Celtic Shield|
The Celtic shield is often used to ward off evil spirits, and also for protection.
The green ribbon represents several awareness causes: * Glaucoma Awareness * depression awareness * traumatic brain injury awareness and support * cerebral palsy awareness and support * aging re…
|Coat of arms of Kenya|
The coat of arms of Kenya features two lions, a symbol of protection, holding spears and a traditional East African shield. The shield and spears symbolize unity and defense of freedom. The shield co…
The purple ribbon represents numerous causes: * suicide prevention * general cancer awareness * testicular cancer awareness * animal cruelty/animal welfare * domestic violence awareness * drug…
A lesser circle of protection.
|The Hope Symbol – The 8 Pointed Star Symbol|
The 8 pointed star symbolizes hope and guidance. A circle around other Native American symbols signifies protection.
Valdemar's Protection Stave; increases favor and happiness.
Protection against drowning.
The hamsa (Arabic: خمسة khomsah, also romanized khamsa, meaning lit. "five") is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and commonly used in jewelry and wall hangin…
Garlic is not popular with many people, since it possesses a rather pungent aroma that can linger around long after its preparation. This smell, however, is one of the primary factors behind garlic’s…
Like many gemstones, malachite possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.
|Red Lion with Sun|
From 1924 to 1980, Iran used a Red Lion with Sun symbol for its national society, the Red Lion and Sun Society, based on the flag and emblem of the Qajar Dynasty.
|Choku Rei (Reiki)|
The Reiki Power symbol (Choku Rei is pronounced: "Cho-Koo-Ray") "Place the power of the universe here".
|Emblem of Brunei|
The national emblem of Brunei is featured prominently on the flag of Brunei. It was adopted in 1940.
The markings and geometrical design of Tuareg crosses and Tuareg jewelry in general translates into protective symbolism. "God is the center of the universe, we are one with God" and "no matter where…
In many parts of ancient Europe, the oak tree was a revered symbol and associated with numerous deities. Besides the tree itself, individual components such as acorns and leaves hold their own unique…
The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is a public research university in Haifa, Israel.
|Sound recording copyright symbol|
The sound recording copyright symbol, represented by the graphic symbol ℗ (a circled capital letter P), is the copyright symbol used to provide notice of copyright in a sound recording (phonogram) em…
|SUMA Chess piece|
The suma pawn (♙♟) is a two square wide pawn from a custom rule in Samurai chess placed in the 3rd row as 1st move -- each player has one SUMA pawn.
|Black Suma Pawn - Samurai Chess|
The black suma pawn (♙♟) is a two square wide pawn from a custom rule called Samurai chess. Each player has only one SUMA piece and that piece is placed in the 3rd row on the first move.
|Arsenal F.C. Crest|
Unveiled in 1888, Royal Arsenal's first crest featured three cannon viewed from above, pointing northwards, similar to the coat of arms of the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich. These can sometimes be…
In parts of Asia, the tiger supplants the lion as the so-called “King of Beasts”. Its ferocity and majestic appearance have given it important symbolic meaning in cultures throughout the continent.
Often seen as a decorative element in jewelry, this familiar symbol embodies several values that have long been key components of human culture.
This name of this suggestively shaped symbol translates as "honorable surrogate penis" and is closely associated with modern-day Thailand.
The globus cruciger (Latin) is an orb (globus) topped with a cross (cruciger), a Christian symbol of authority used throughout the Middle Ages on coins, iconography and royal regalia. It symbolises C…
When it comes to symbolic meaning, the boar can be distinctly different from the “pig”, so this article will only address the former. While there are some general connotations to the boar that are fa…
|Flag of Utah|
The flag of the state of Utah was adopted in 1913 and consists of the seal of Utah encircled in a golden circle on a background of dark navy blue.
Tree of god or altar.
|Flag of Bhutan|
The national flag of Bhutan (Dzongkha: ཧྥ་རན་ས་ཀྱི་དར་ཆ་; Wylie: hpha-ran-sa-kyi dar-cho) is one of the national symbols of Bhutan.
Although this flag was created less than 50 years ago, the people that it represents are descended from one of the oldest cultures on the historical record.
It's not much of an exaggeration to say that snakes are the most symbolically charged members of the entire animal kingdom. All across the world, snakes have occupied the entire spectrum between reve…
Found primarily in warm or tropical waters, coral presents a somewhat enigmatic facade that nonetheless carries multiple symbolic meanings.
Like many gemstones, the emerald possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.
During the Russo-Turkish War from 1876 to 1878, the Ottoman Empire used a Red Crescent instead of the Red Cross because its government believed that the cross would alienate its Muslim soldiers.
Even if they’ve never seen one in person, most people have probably come across bears, whether through movies, nature documentaries, children's characters or even stuffed animals. In any case, the hu…
|Onyakopon Ne Yen Ntena|
May God be with us.
The jewelled parasol (Sanskrit: chhatraratna; Devanagari: छत्ररत्न; Tibetan: རིནཆེན་གདུགས, Wylie: rin chen gdugs) or Sacred Umbrella, which is similar in ritual function to the baldachin or canopy.
The turtle is a sacred figure in Native American symbolism as it represents Mother Earth. The meaning of the Turtle symbol signifies good health and long life.
The meaning of the Rain symbols were very important as water in every form as one of the most vital elements for the sustenance of life. Rain symbols signified renewal, fertility and change.
Like many gemstones, turquoise possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.
When it comes to the culinary field, onions have a very mixed reputation; on the one hand they have served as an important foodstuff for thousands of years, and their natural pungency adds distinctiv…
|Tuo Ne Akofena|
Gun and State Sword
Like many gemstones, carnelian possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.
The Cactus is native to arid regions of America and is a plant which is adapted to extremely dry and hot environments having the ability to conserve water.
|Sign of the horns|
The sign of the horns is a hand gesture with a variety of meanings and uses in various cultures. It is most commonly used in Italy and the Mediterranean either for superstitious purposes or as an off…