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Argent a Carbuncle Azure.
The carbuncle was originally meant to be an enforcement of the shield – it
was made of worked metal to make the shield stronger and more endurable in
battle. The smiths found a way to make the device artistically intriguing and
it found its way into heraldry.
Željko Heimer, 2 March 2001