symbolism of the Fleur de Lis
The fleur de lis is commonly found symbol used in design. This specific symbol is on a stain glass window in my apartment. This symbol which has now become so commonly used, in the past has represented a variety of different origins. Some of the most common origins that the fleur de lis represents are the French monarchy, Christians’ religious purity, and a family coat of arms. So the question is, did the individual that picked out the stain glass window in my apartment have a connection to one of these origins, or did they simply like the design?
The different interpretations of the fleur de lis explains Helmers ideas about perception and how different visuals can be perceived by individuals differently.