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The Seal of Melchizedek

History, Meanings, and Mysteries...

An ancient symbol was suddenly used in a modern temple. Soon it was being asked...

Where does it come from?

What does it mean?

Why is it here now?

Ancient Symbol of Christ

Interwoven 8-point star
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Seal of Melchizedek with circle
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Seal of Melchizedek logo
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Seal of Melchizedek SLC Temple door sm
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San Diego Temple Star
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Albuquerque Temple Star
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Som facebook
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Seal of M1
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Seal of Melchizedek Locket
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What is the Seal of Melchizedek?

The Seal of Melchizedek is an 8-point star.

It usually is composed of 2 superimposed squares offset at 45-degree angles. The two squares then appear as an 8-point star with an octagon in the center.

However, the basic design can have many different similar or not-so-similar derivatives. Some of the most common show the 8-point star as two interwoven squares or with a circle in the center.

These derivatives may result from the time or culture that they are found, or place that they are used.

What is the meaning or Symbolism of the Seal?

There are at least 4 types of Symbolism here.

A symbol of course, can have as many meanings as there are people, for a symbol can be interpreted in that many ways.

However, the Seal of Melchizedek has similar meanings to many cultures. Here we mention 4 layers of symbolism traditional traditional to the Judeo-Christian Culture. All point to Atonement and Christ. They are:

The shape: A star

The Number associated&