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Gary Safsten

Registration number 20081209B

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Gary Safsten which honor his father Robert G. Safsten (1930-2007) are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Per bend Sanquine and Or, on a bend wavy Azure, between in sinister an open stone doorway proper and in dexter three sheaves of reeds (Phragmites australis) Vert each bound with a ribbon Gules, three compass roses palewise Or.
Crest: On a wreath Vert and Argent between two eagle wings displayed Or a wolf head erased Vert langued Gules about the neck a chain pendent therefrom an engineer's compass Argent.
Motto: Dr jag hr hemma ("Where I Belong")
Badge: The crest.

Biographical information

He is the 7th child of Robert Safsten.

Design rationale

Wings reflect his Swiftness and strength. The Wolf symbolizes a reward for his perseverance in hard enterprises. It signifies valor and guardianship. It also is a reflection of his years living in Italy, referencing the story of Romulus and Remus. The compass signifies his career as an engineer.

Registered by

Daniel Safsten


Personal, Ancestral, US, S

Roll of Arms