These masculine fleur-de-lis designs really do show resilience and the raw natural beauty of this of this classic emblem. The stylized lily or lotus flower has a rich historic past that literally spans across the world. The first fluer-de-lis designs were discovered in the mediaeval civilizations and are still used in modern architecture and design today. In the reign of King Louis IX the three petals of the flower were said to represent faith, wisdom and chivalry. Scripture and religious literature states that the lily symbolizes purity and chastity and established the flower as an iconographic attribute of the Virgin Mary. It was also believed that the fleur-de-lis represented the Holy Trinity. Today Campbells Soup Company uses it on its soup can labels, Corvette uses it in their emblem and numerous Universities, Military Groups, Sports Teams and Scouting Organizations use the Fleur-de-Lis in their badges and logos. It is truly a timeless design spanning across centuries, the world and a diverse range of groups.