The state seal of Utah includes a shield, bordered by two American flags, that sits below the perch of a bald eagle. A beehive is depicted in the shield, with Sego lilies appearing on either side. "Utah," "1896" and "Industry" are printed on the seal, according to State Symbols USA.
"Industry" is Utah's state motto, and 1896 was when Utah became the 45th state, according to State Symbols USA. The beehive represents Utah's nickname, which is the Beehive State, as well as hard work and industry. The bald eagle represents protection, and the lily is Utah's state flower. It represents peace.