This magnificent Matheson Clan Crest signet ring carries the motto `FAC ET SPERA' (do and hope); the crest shows an arm rising from an antique crown, brandishing a curved sword. The wide band is polished and smooth, gently tapering from the face towards the back.
There are many spelling variations for the Clan Matheson family surname. Included are families (known as Septs) with different surnames from the original Clan name. Throughout the centuries, surnames have continued to develop, often leading to astonishing variants of the original Matheson spelling.
The Matheson Clan Crest, which all members are entitled to wear when the crest badge is encircled by a belt and buckle, is from the crest on the top of the Clan Matheson Chief’s Coat of Arms. The complete Matheson Coat of Arms is displayed only by the Clan Chief and passes down directly to their heir. The wearing of your Clan Matheson Chief’s Crest badge is a way of honoring your Clan association and your Scottish Family Ancestry.