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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry


State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Ludwigsburg

Origin/meaning :
The arms are known from the local seal from 1800. An older seal, from 1597 showed a so-called wolf's hook. The figures are most likely derived from the arms of the Lords of Magenheim, who had many possessions in the village until 1321. They can also be derived from the older seal, where the wolf's hook was no longer recognised.

Another explanation refers to the crescents as ladles that were used in connection with dying clothes in old times. They were taken to scoop urine (that was needed as a colour fixation) and also the people of Schwieberdingen were called "Urine-Scoopers".

Literature : Bardua, 1987; last explanation provided by Shania from Schwieberdingen.

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