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Masonic Rings

Masonic rings make powerful statements about those wearing them. The Meaning of Masonic Rings Why are Masonic rings worn by Master Masons? Masonic rings are worn by Master Masons as a sign that they are bound to their obligation, a promise made of their own free will before the Great Architect of the Universe as well as brothers, friends and families signifying their true and sincere desire to be bound with the Brotherhood in unity forever. The Freemason Promise Freemasons have promised to be bound in unity with their brothers. It is a promise they made before the Great Architect of the Universe. Among Freemasons, the only thing that sets a Freemason apart from other men is his promise, his...

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Gold Masonic Rings

Gold has always been one of the most precious metals in the world. Golden objects were used for sacred rituals and treasures were built from gold throughout history. Gold has always been a symbol of power and wealth. Only the rich and those in positions of power could acquire lots of gold. They flaunted this and made their affluence known with the display of gold. In the Roman Empire and Ancient Egypt, gold was seen as a symbol of power, status and rank. They made gold equal with the sun and the amazing life-giving power of the sun. Other ancient civilizations in the Mesopotamia, Greece, Middle East, China, Israel and other places had goldsmiths. The Mayans, Aztecs, Incans, North American...

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Things You Need to Know About the Entered Apprentice Ring

Question: Can I purchase an Entered Apprentice Ring now that I have passed my Entered Apprentice degree? Answer: Members do not usually purchase a ring till they pass their Master Mason’s degree. Yes, it is possible to buy an Entered Apprentice Ring, but in most cases, it is not necessary. This is because, in the USA, those that have attained their Entered Apprentice degrees have a short period of time before they become a Master Mason. The rings purchased for the Entered Apprentice and the Fellowcraft degrees become useless then. So, traditionally, members do not bother to purchase them. But in countries like Australia, it could take as much as seven years to pass a Master Mason degree after passing...

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