Tincture

Tincture is in Terms.

Tincture is the limited palette of colours and patterns used in heraldry.

Metals

Or

Or. derives its name from the Latin aurum, "gold".

Ashley. Argent three bulls passant sable, armed and unguled or.

Argent

Argent. Silver from the Latin "argent".

Colours

Gules

Gules. Red. Derivation uncertain.

Sable

Sable. Black. Derives its name from the black fur of the marten.

Azure

Azure. Blue. From the French "azur". Possibly from the blue mineral lapis lazuli.

Vert

Vert. Green. From the Latin "viridis" meaning green.

Furs

Furs are derived from the animal furs.

Ermine

Ermine derived from the white winter coat of the stoat.

Vair

Vair from the Latin "varius" meaning varied. From the winter coat of the red squirrel, which is blue-grey above and white below.