The Luther seal or Luther rose is a widely-recognized symbol for Lutheranism. It was the seal that was designed for Martin Luther at the behest of Prince John Frederick, in 1530. Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther. This gold plated symbol of the Lutheran Seal is a beautiful statement of faith and may be worn on any garment or lapel. Each pin comes with a clutch back and is individually poly bagged.