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Slytherin Crest i

Final version of Slytherin crest on Pottermore

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

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

Salazar Slytherin as well as the crest of his house symbolises the element of water, which is used as the background of the crest. The colours of the Slytherin house are green (background) and silver (the animal). The animal used in the crest is a snake which represents resourcefulness and ambition.

Slytherin crest sketches

Coloured Slytherin crest sketches

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