Here are the Jewels worn by Lodge Officers during a Masonic Meeting. Each Jewel is unique to the office and carries a symbolic meaning.
Do you recognise and can you name the Office of each of the Jewels? Do you know what the symbols represent?
Master of the Lodge: The Jewel of the Master of the Lodge is the Square.
Past Master of the Lodge: The symbol of the Past Master is The Square and the diagram of the 47th proposition of the 1st Bool of Euclid engraven on a silver plate, pendant within it.
Junior Warden: The plumb rule
Chaplain: A book on a triangle surmounting a glory
Treasurer: A key
Secretary: Two pens in saltire, tied by a ribbon
Director of Ceremonies: Two rods in saltire, tied by a ribbon
Mentor: Two chisels in saltire
Deacons: Dove and Olive branch
Director of Ceremonies: Two rods in saltire, surmounted by a bar bearing the word ‘Assistant’
Charity Steward: A trowel
Almoner: A scrip purse, upon which is a heart
Organist: A lyre
Assistant Secretary: Two pens in saltire, surmounted by a bar bearing the word ‘Assistant’
Inner Guard: Two swords in saltire
Steward: A cornucopia between the legs of a compass extended
Tyler: A sword