Registered: The International
Register of Arms, 22nd Jan. 2019. Registration No. 0478 (Vol.3).
Arms: Per fess Vert and Or, a fess
wavy per fess wavy Argent and Azure between in chief two open books
Argent and in base a rose Gules barbed and seeded Proper.
Crest: Issuing from waves of
the sea Azure a demi-Chinese dragon Vert underbelly Argent armed and
langued Gules holding in the dexter foreclaws a sword Argent handle
Gules guard and pommel Or and in the sinister foreclaws a pearl
Glory and Faith Coexist.
Taiwan, January 2019.
Design: Arms devised by The Armorial Register Limited.
The armiger’s immediate
ancestors came from mainland China and crossed the sea to Taiwan.
The armiger is a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Sociology of
Education (Taiwan) and has also studied in Canada. He has worked as
a school teacher and assistant professor in elementary schools and
universities and is currently a PhD candidate. He is the founder of
a company and director of a corporate association. During his
military service, he was a grassroots officer in the Taiwan
The crest of a Chinese dragon holding a sword and pearl illustrates
the armiger’s Chinese ancestors and is also a tribute to his mother
whose birth sign is the dragon symbolising a tough and fearless
nature. The Chinese dragon takes the colour of the traditional
Chinese dragon with the green also representing the island woodlands
of his country of domicile thus representing the armiger’s roots in
China and Taiwan. The sword is seen as both the commander's sword,
representing military service, and the "sword of truth". In Europe,
universities including the Netherlands still have a tradition of
presenting swords to doctoral students. "Use the sword in your hands
to defend the truth that you believe in". This echoes the armiger’s
academic achievements and his insistence and pursuit of world truth.
The waves of the sea act as a pedestal to present this dragon as a
creature of the sea. The billowing of the sea symbolizes the common
imprint of life and that the armiger’s ancestors crossed the sea to
The fess wavy of blue and white represents two important parts of
life – experience and value and belief; it also symbolizes the
ocean, the waves and the freedom. It serves as a separation between
the green and gold of the shield and represents the Taiwan Strait
lying between the coast of China's Fukien province and the island of
The green of the shield symbolizes the island's green colour and
echoes that of the Green Dragon. The two “exhibitions Books”
represent "academia", "teaching", "truth" and "wisdom". They can
also be interpreted as meaning "education" and "sociology", which is
the armiger’s professional discipline. The red rose represents a
love of education and love, loyalty and faith to the armiger's loved
The golden colour on the shield is a symbol of ancestral glory.
Green is the colour of Taiwan, and the red, blue and white in the
design are also an extension of the Taiwanese flag.
The "motto" connects the armiger to his family and his ancestry.
Glory does not appear out of thin air. Religion and faith always
coexist with glory.
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