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Scottish Rite Jewelry

Scottish Rite Jewelry are worn by members of the Scottish Rite which is an appendant Freemason body. The jewelry display the Scottish Rite logo which consists of a Double Eagle. Some of the jewelry show the degree of the wearer. For example, a Scottish Rite jewelry that has the number 33 on it indicates that the wearer has attained the 33rd degree. This is a rare privilege, and only a few people can attain this degree.

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Masonic Jewelry and Regalia

Masonic Jewelry and Regalia Masonic jewelry and regalia include rings, pins, aprons, watches, clips, hats, tools and other items containing Masonic symbols. They serve as a form of identification and affiliation with the Brotherhood. They are worn with pride to both official and unofficial events. Regalia owned by Lodges Most masonic regalia are owned by lodges. They include the following, Tiler's sword The Master gavel Funeral aprons Masonic Hoodwink The three Lesser Lights The Bible Velvet collars, chains and other jewel of office for officers Warden’s Columns Rods and Rod Tops Clothes for candidates Aprons for officers The Masonic jewelry and regalia owned personally by members of the Brotherhood include the following: Masonic gloves Masonic shirts Masonic hats Masonic caps...

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Ostby Barton Masonic Ring

The Ostby Barton Masonic Ring is a ring with a lot of history. The Ostby & Barton Company was a jewelry company founded by Nathan B. Barton and Engelhart C. Ostby in Providence, Rhode Island.    Engelhart C. Ostby is a goldsmith that came to the United States from Norway and then co-founded the Ostby Barton Company which became the largest producer of gold rings in the USA. Ostby and his 22-year-old daughter, Helen usually traveled to buy gemstones for the jewelry company and view the latest designs from jewelers in Europe yearly. In 1912, Ostby and his daughter sailed on the ill-fated Titanic where he died. He and his daughter were about to enter a lifeboat when he returned...

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