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Gryffindor Crest is

Final version of Gryffindor crest on Pottermore

a crest that belongs to one of four Hogwarts houses. In that case, the one that was established over 1000 years ago by Godric Gryffindor.

There are four different crests and every house has its own - Gryffindor Crest, Hufflepuff Crest, Ravenclaw Crest and Slytherin Crest.

Every crest makes use of the image of an animal, symbol of an element and the colours for each of the houses.

Component parts

Godric Gryffindor as well as the crest of his house symbolises the element of fire, which is used as the background of the crest. The colours of the Gryffindor house are scarlet (background) and gold (the animal). The animal used in the crest is a lion which represents chivarly and bravery.

Gryffindor crest sketches

Coloured Gryffindor crest sketches

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