Scottish Rite 18th Degree, Knight Rose Croix, Jewel

This beautifully detailed 14k-gold, 18°, Knight Rose Croix, jewel was given to Past Wise Master Walter Roland Coombs by the Honolulu, Hawaii, Scottish Rite Bodies on Sep. 24, 1915. In the Scottish Rite, SJ, the Wise Master presides over the Chapter of Rose Croix, or the 15°–18°.

The front side of the medallion features a pelican feeding its young with a sprig of acacia, a rose, and a Passion cross above it. The reverse side has an eagle and a Passion cross. Both birds appear underneath crowned compasses and rest upon an arc.