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Brunegg commune (Aargau canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Brunegg] image by Pascal Gross

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