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Learn the Basics of a Gonfalon

Posted by Accent Banner on Jul 10, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Gonfalons are often shield-shaped, which hang from a crosspiece on top of a pole. They will bear a set of symbols that best represent the historical elements of your organization, business or event. To design a custom gonfalon, you can now refer to the below fun infographic to understand the basics of gonfalons.

A Gonfalon is made up of: 

1. Design/ Shape of the Gonfalon

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2. Text or Slogan 

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3. Emblem/Shield of the Institution

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4. Decorative Elements

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Want to learn more about Gonfalons? 

Click on the link below to download our FREE GONFALON GUIDE!


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Want to learn more about Gonfalons? Download our free Gonfalon Guide!

Are you looking for a way to provide a touch of class to ceremonies, graduations or other important events? Don't know where to start?

Our free Gonfalon guide will give you an introduction to types, methods and design tips for your graduation/commencement gonfalon banners. We have also added a bonus of gallery-style guide consisting of some real-life gonfalons for you to refer!

This guide will help you decide on:

  • Size and shapes
  • Finishing options
  • Accessories & hardware

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