Holy Royal Arch of East Lancashire
Holy Royal Arch of East Lancashire

Companion

(all accessories are white in colour)

The apron belt, the material behind the triangles on the apron and sash are all white. The string or ribbon on the apron and the breast jewel suspended from a white ribbon are also white.

Principal

(all accessories are crimson in colour)

All the accessories mentioned above for a Companion are in crimson. Each of the Principals collars is crimson to which is attached their respective Principal’s jewel.

Past Principal

(all accessories are crimson in colour)

Exactly the same as a Principal except the collar worn has a gold coloured strand and the jewel is that of a Past Principal.

Provincial Grand Officer

(some accessories are in blue in colour whilst others are three coloured)

Blue is the colour of the apron belt and the material behind the triangles on the apron and sash. The breast jewel ribbon and the collar is three coloured namely light blue, crimson and dark blue and the rank is stitched on the centre of the apron and the jewel of the rank is suspended from the collar.

Supreme Grand Chapter Officer

(the colour of the accessories are as per a Provincial Grand Officer)

The only two differences which distinguish a Provincial officer from a Grand Officer is the increased size of the apron because the border is doubled in size with two triangles joined to make a diamond shape. The other difference is the collar is much wider.