Red color symbolizes the blood shed by the Armenian people in their struggle for independence; the blue symbolyzes the clear sky of Armenia; the color orange symbolizes the creative drive of the nation.
The central shield of the emblem bears the charges of four royal Armenia dynasties: the Artaxids, the Arshakids, the Bagratunis and the Rubinyans (Cilician kingdom). They surround the image of Biblical mount Ararat with the outline of Noah's Ark resting on its peak. A lion and an eagle support the shield, sybolizing the spirit, power, rorbearance and valor. The sword at the bottom represents the struggle of the Armenian people for Freedom and Independence, while the quill and cereal spikes symbolize its creativity