Libreta - marca de propiedad - Santiago de Compostela - Moslo

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This booklet wants to tell you the meaning of some of the symbols that we see on some facades of buildings in Santiago de Compostela.

Property marks were the method that allowed each Compostela institution to make public its heritage on its urban assets, through the carving of its distinctive features on the visible facades of the buildings.

Shell, symbol of the Cathedral Chapter.

During the 12th century, the scallop shell acquired great importance as an emblem of the pilgrimage, becoming the hallmark of arrival in Compostela. This shell was like a safe passage for pilgrims when returning to their places of origin...

You can see these notebooks and other Moslo products created in our workshop in Santiago de Compostela.

Concha Notebook, symbol of the Cathedral Chapter.

During the 12th century, the scallop shell acquired great importance as an emblem of the pilgrimage, becoming the hallmark of arrival in Compostela. This shell was like a safe passage for pilgrims when they returned to their places of origin, since with it they could prove that they had really been in Compostela.

Since the 11th century, the main homeowners in the area have been the Cathedral Chapter, which inherited or received as a donation the houses that it later rented or lent. This booklet wants to tell you the meaning of some of the symbols that we see on some facades of buildings in Santiago de Compostela.

Property marks were the method that allowed each Compostela institution to make public its heritage on its urban assets, through the carving of its distinctive features on the visible facades of the buildings.

Shell, symbol of the Cathedral Chapter.

During the 12th century, the scallop shell acquired great importance as an emblem of the pilgrimage, becoming the hallmark of arrival in Compostela. This shell was like a safe passage for pilgrims when returning to their places of origin...

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You can see these notebooks and other Moslo products created in our workshop in Santiago de Compostela.

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