The medieval unicorn is a symbol of power, which is mainly expressed in horn, but also of pomp and purity. According to an old legend from India, the unicorn is endowed with magic power. Its horn separates polluted waters, detects poisons and can only be touched with impunity by a virgin.
Become in the Middle Ages symbol of purity, it was adopted in heraldry, and appears in many weapons, those most known are those of England. It is an auspicious animal. The unicorn competes in royal justice, beating the culprits with its horn.
The unicorn also symbolizes, with a single horn in the middle of the forehead, like a spiritual arrow, a solar ray or the sword of God, divine revelation, the penetration of the divine dances the creature. She fights against the eclipse of the sun which she devours.