Jewel and Medal Collection

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'To assist in searching the Jewel Collection it has been divided into the following classifications listed below. A List of All Jewels c may still be accessed although due to the size of the catalogue the download of the data may take a few minutes.'

****Please note the majority of the jewels listed are not kept on site at the Museum so if you intend to visit to view a particular item, please contact the Curator so that we can ensure its availability.****

Jewels presented by Lodges, Chapters and similar bodiesc

Jewels are presented by Lodges and similar organisations for a variety of reasons. The main catagories are listed below. Where the purpose of the jewel is not known the jewel has been included in the "Members" catagory. In this section the term "Lodge" refers equally to Chapters, and simlar bodies in the other masonic orders.


Jewels Include:-
cJewels presented at the Consecration/Dedication of a Lodge
cJewels presented to a Founder of the Lodge
cJewels presented to a Past Officer of the Lodge
cJewels to commemorate an Anniversary of the Lodge
cJewels to commemorate the Centenary/BiCentenary of a Lodge
cJewels to commemorate a Jubilee of the Lodge
cJewels presented for Visits to or from the Lodge
cLodge Tokens and similar items
cJewels presented to or by Members and including Jewels where the purpose in not known

Charity Jewelsc

Charity is one of the main principles of Freemasonry. Jewels are produced to support chartable enterprises and assist in charitable appeals.

Including
cHall Stone Jewels
cMark Charity Jewels including Mark Benevolent Fund & GL Jewels
cPeace Jewels
cRoyal Masonic Hospital Jewels
cRoyal Masonic Benevolent Institution and its predecessors
cRoyal Masonic Institution for Boys and its predecessors
cRoyal Masonic Institution for Girlsand its predecessors
cRoyal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys
cGrand Charity Jewels
cSamaritan Fund Jewels
cOther Charity Jewels not included above

General Jewels of Orders; Governing Bodies and similar organisationsc

Including
cJewels to commemorate the Consecration/Dedication of an Order or Governing Body including expansion into new territory
cJewels to Commemorate a Meeting of an Order
cJewels to Commemorate an Anniversary of an Order
cJewels to Commemorate a Centenary of an Order
cJewels presented to or by Members including general jewels of the Order or jewels where the purpose in unknown

Jewels to commemorate a Person or Personsc

Including
cJewels to commemorate the Birth of a person or the anniversary of such
GoList.jpgJewels to commemorate the Marriage of a person (or persons) or the anniversary of such
cJewels to commemorate the Death of a person or the anniversary of such
cJewels to commemorate the Initiation or Installation (or similar event) of a person
cJewels to commemorate the Jubilee of a person (or persons)
cOther jewels which commemorate] a person (or persons) of a general or unknown nature

Jewels to commemorate Buildings and other structures c

Including
cJewels to commemorate the Foundation of a building or the anniversary of the same
cJewels to commemorate the Dedication or Consecration of a building or the anniversary of the same
cOther commemorative Jewels for a building etc.

Jewels commemorating other Historical Eventsc

Jewels in this section commemorate an event or events

Miscellaneous Jewelsc

This section has other Jewels not included in the above classifications and includes non-masonic jewels
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