Badges are used to wear on the body to identify signs. In ancient times, tiger charms, fish charms, waist badges, etc. are the embryonic forms of current badges, which have the characteristics of current badges, especially credential badges.
The badge has a long history of making badges. According to archaeological discoveries, the badge originated in primitive society. It is a totem sign used to identify tribes and tribes. There are written records showing that the badge originated from the Spring and Autumn and Warring States period of my car. "The Warring States Policy·Qi Ceyi" once recorded: "Qin false road, Han Wei to attack Qi. King Qi Wei entrusted Zhang Zi to respond to it... Zhang Zi changed his badge to the Qin army." The badge at that time was just one This symbol is actually a flag, which is to be marked on the flag to distinguish it from the enemy.
During the Taiping reign of Emperor Taizu of the Song Dynasty, there was a man named Li Feixiong who used a stagecoach to lie to the messenger, and was beheaded by the court. In order to prevent anyone from fake messengers, the imperial court stipulated that each messenger be issued a silver medal with a special mark, which was worn on the body when entering the court to meet. At that time, it was called a "waist card" and became a means to strengthen the management of palace affairs. . Later dynasties followed this practice, and those who wore gold medals were "Golden Langjun" and those who wore silver medals were "Silver Langjun." The two signs are engraved with seal characters to prove their identity and status.
The real badge in China began with the Ssangyong Baoxing series of chapters in 1863.
In foreign countries, the history of badges is also very long, first appeared in the form of family emblems. The territories of the feudal aristocracy became increasingly hereditary in order to be accepted and recognized by society. The nobles not only have a clear pedigree, but also have their own family symbol-clan micro. The true origin of the emblem is after the 11th century. In order to distinguish the enemy, the knight must use certain objects on the helmet when fighting, such as the British gorse, the white rose of the York family, and the red rose of the Lancaster family. At that time, the badge design focused on exquisiteness and strangeness, such as lions, unicorns, leopards, etc., which was a typical expression of the prominent status of the nobility.