Fleur de Lis, meaning lily flower was adopted as a symbol of the French monarchy around the 12th century, first as a gold fleur-de-lis on a blue background, and later on a white background.
Try a wrought iron curtain rod above a window or add cabinet hardware like black fleur-de-lis or scroll knobs.
The steel gray color metal buckle has a friction closure with a fleur-de-lis design cutout.
Joan of Arc carried a banner with fleur-de-lis during her battles against the Dauphin.
The Universal Emblem, the fleur-de-lis, also appears on the buckle face.
The fleur-de-lis is a common device in ancient decoration, notably in India and in Egypt,where it was the symbol of life and resurrection, the attribute of the god Horus.
When, in 1154, Aquitaine passed to the English crown, this counterseal disappeared, and eventually in subsequent reigns a fleur-de-lis or the shield of arms of France took its place.
The fleur-de-lis was first definitely connected with the French monarchy in an ordonnance of Louis le Jeune (c. 1147), and was first figured on a seal of Philip Augustus in 1180.
South of the central court were found parts of a relief in the same material, showing a personage with a fleur-de-lis crown and collar.
For the year 1300 some gold and silver spoons marked with the fleur-de-lis, the Paris mark, are mentioned.