Seychelles Flag Patch
Steps for attachment:
- Turn on your ironing machine to its highest heat setting to make sure the patch adheres properly to your fabric.
- Place your patch on the marked spot on your fabric, place a thin cloth on top of your patch, and iron for 30 seconds.
- Let it cool down for 30 seconds.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 if the patch did not stick.
About the Flag
"The flag of Seychelles features five diagonal bands that originate from the bottom left corner and fan out to cover the entire expanse of the flag. The design is distinctive and immediately recognizable.
Each band is symbolic, representing various aspects of the nation’s identity. This flag is not just a national emblem but a reflection of Seychelles’ history and commitment to its people and environment.
Historically connected to the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean that surrounds Seychelles, blue represents the country’s geographical identity and its maritime heritage.
It evokes images of serene beaches and endless horizons, a testament to the country’s deep bond with the waters that have shaped its history and economy.
This sunlit shade symbolizes the bright sun that bathes the islands in its warm glow. Beyond the apparent meteorological connection, yellow is a nod to optimism, hope, and the cheerful spirit of the Seychellois. It reminds locals and visitors alike of the sunny days and the bright future Seychelles envisions.
Red is a powerful color, often associated with passion and accord. For Seychelles, it signifies the agreement and love of the people. Historically, it can also be linked to the struggles for independence and the sacrifices made by the Seychellois to carve out their nation.
White stands as a beacon of peace, purity, and harmony. In the cultural beliefs of Seychelles, white symbolizes justice, equity, and the aspiration for a harmonious coexistence among its diverse populace.
Green is emblematic of Seychelles’ rich biodiversity and lush landscapes. The islands are home to unique flora and fauna, and this color serves as a reminder of the nation’s commitment to preserving its natural treasures.
It ties back to the deep-rooted respect and connection the Seychellois have with their environment and their cultural belief in the importance of nature." (source: mappr)