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The Seal of Melchizedek and the Design of the San Diego Temple


The modern rapid increase of interest in this ancient symbol perhaps began with the designing of the San Diego Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. One of the primary design architects saw the eight-sided symbol in a dream and suggested it to the architect team. The more they used it, the better it seemed to work. It was utilized in almost every aspect of the Temple’s design including the floor layout, and symbolic flourishes decorate both interior and exterior.

After opening in 1993, visitors to the Temple asked about the significance of the symbol, but…

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    For many, introduction to the Seal of Melchizedek began with the San Diego Temple. But the symbol is much older than that...

      The Story of Seal of Melchizedek.com In 1993, I was present at the first sealing ceremony in the newly constructed and dedicated LDS San Diego Temple. On that special day, the whole party may have noted the predominant design of the …
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  • Own the Seal of Melchizedek…

    Beautiful LDS Temple White Ceramic Ring with Seal of Melchizedek Symbol

      “Wear it with Honor” Browse or shop for Seal of Melchizedek™ Jewelry and Art with deep, beautiful, and powerful spiritual meaning right now! The Eight-point star means “to begin again” or “begin new or clean.” More specifically, it means …
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  • Quick Facts

    Mielno_witraz_Przemienienie_Chrystusa_2-crop Seal of Melchizedek symbolism

    While the historical record is still being uncovered, there are some very apparent meanings that can be assigned to the eight point star. Visit this page for some quick facts on the Seal of Melchizedek as a symbol of Christ…
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