The Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom, sometimes referred to as Royal Arms, is the arms of dominion of the British Monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II. They appear on Government buildings throught the UK and the World. Notably Courts, Prisons, Embassies and Customs & Excise sites.
For many years Signs of the Times have been known as experts in the field of Coats of Arms - both for design and manufacture.
Our skilled artists always bring their full skill and knowledge of the history of heraldry to every job. Always willing to liaise with and advise our customers.
We have recently expanded our portfolio to include Royal Heraldry and are pleased to say that we now own all of the moulds for the British Royal Coats of Arms originally carved by master sculptor Bryan Rawlings, a full craft member of the Society of Heraldic Arts and holder of a first class honours sculpture degree. Bryan having stepped back from this area of work.
Included in the range are two designs for the English Royal Coat of Arms. Both include the English Lion and the Scottish Unicorn with the central shield, whilst the more detailed design includes the helmet and mantling, topped by the crown. We offer a range of sizes
With helmet & mantling .................. From 280mm - To 1839mm high
Without helmet and mantling ........ From 920mm - To 2260mm high
Royal Coats of Arms are manufactured using two tried and tested materials.
Cast in solid rigid polyurethene
Cast in GRP - this material is used for the larger sizes to reduce weight.
All detail is hand painted using only durable quality paints.
A variety of fixing methods are available, depending on size of piece and location. We will be pleased to discuss this with you and advise as necessary.
Both styles are offered in a choice of three finishes.
Standard ............. Using same quality materials but with less fine detail.
Detailed .............. As the name implies finished with much more fine detail.
Metallic ............... A choice of pewter or bronze is achieved using specialist methods.