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Province : Aust-Agder

Arms (crest) of Gjerstad

Official blazon

På raud grunn tre opprette sølv knivar.


The arms were granted on April 18, 1986.

The arms show three knives as a symbol for the smithies and knife makers in the municipality. Knife making has been a long tradition in the village.

Arms (crest) of Gjerstad

The arms on a road sign

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.

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