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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 the way to make the device artistically intriguing and it found its way into heraldry.
Željko Heimer, 2 March 2001