A very peculiar and significant act of Freemasons is the passing of Masonic regalia through generations. Freemasons keep them as collectibles, symbols of faith and also use them on important masons occasions. These symbols of faith include vast range of items like cufflinks, badges, aprons, broaches, daggers, gloves, apparels, paper weights, rings, pocket watches, head gear, bookmarks, banners, lapel pins, mugs, key rings, chains, swords, Masonic lodge banners, ritual books, watches, badges, collar jewels, ties, cases, jewel boxes and golf markers etc.
All these Masonic regalia are a symbol of faith and pride for their owners who are generally Freemasons. Freemasons is not limited to any one religion or community. Its doors are open for all be it Christians, Muslims, Hindus or Jews. Anyone can become a Freemason. Freemasons practice truthfulness, brotherhood, tolerance, charity, mutual respect and care for poor and needy. They have their own laws, sets of rules and mannerisms. Masonic regalia or symbols are important part of Freemasons lifestyle. They use them in day-to-day activities and on important rituals, occasions and festivals.
All these Masonic items have Masonic symbols carved on them. A square and compass is the symbol of freemasonry inscribed mostly in all regalia items. There are beautifully carved and etched hands and machine embroidered regalia available in the market. It is a tradition to make brilliant Masonic regalia with sophisticated embellishments using the fine gold, silver bullion and silk threads. These Masonic pieces hold great historical value too. Apart from this the quality, metals used and intricacy in designing of regalia make them expensive items.
All around the world there are many regalia stores,…