Jewels, Masonic; unknown maker; 1900-1960; MT2012.58


Jewels, Masonic

About this object

Medals, 12 mason's jewels (medals) in a glazed presentation box.Some of the jewels belonged to the late Mr Harry Jarrett, a member of Lodge Mataura No 174. Mr Jarrett emigrated to New Zealand to work at the Mataura Paper Mill and some of the jewels are from his time in Britain. Mr Jarrett was the organist for Lodge Mataura No 174.


unknown maker

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed materials, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, resin
processed material, metal, gold
processed material, metal, silver

Inscription and Marks

Engraved label on box reads: ' JEWELS / OF LATE BRO H JARRETT / LODGE MATAURA No 174'
Jewels have varied inscriptions.


Presentation box: w 315mm x h 330mm x d 50mm
MT2012.58.a - h 330mm x w 315mm x d 46mm
MT2012.58.b - h 100mm x w 35mm x d 7mm
MT2012.58.c - h 88mm x w 34mm x d 7mm
MT2012.58.d - h 110mm x w 35mm x d 8mm
MT2012.58.e. - h 130mm x w 45mm x d 7mm
MT2012.58.f. - h 110mm x w 42mm x d 11mm
MT2012.58.g. - h 40mm x w 34mm x d 6mm
MT2012.58.h - h 100mm x w 40mm x d 7mm
MT2012.58.i - h 95mm x w 41mm x d 8m
MT2012.58.j - h 98mm x w 67mm x d 5mm
MT2012.58.k - h 86mm x w 43mm x d 5mm
MT2012.58.l - h 90mm x w 40mm x d 8mm
MT2102.58.m - h 78mm x w 32mm x d 10mm
All small

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

ceremonial object

Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Alan Bevins 30 Jun 2015 08:43 AM,UTC

Does the Historical Socy need these identifying?

I can help.

Curator Masonic Museum Auckland

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