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The Meaning of Medal Ribbons

The ribbons of orders, decorations and medals are designed to suspend the award, either around the neck or on the left chest of the recipient. Ribbons also serve to highlight the status…

The History of Military Decorations and Medals

The Royal Honours system recognizes a wide variety of civil and military service throughout the British Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II as the ‘fount of honour’ reserves the sole right to confer the…

Craftsmen of the World

Throughout civilization, craftsmen have been celebrated for their ability to create. Their creations range from the practical such as cutlery, to the artistic and luxurious such as jewellery.  In this article, we…

The Making of a Craftsman – Legacy

We have reached the final edition of the Making of a Craftsman series. In the last four months, we explored the qualities required for an apprentice to develop in order to be…

The Making of a Craftsman – Experience

The Making of a Craftsman series explores the traits required for an apprentice to develop in order to be commissioned as a master craftsman. Every craftsperson goes through a fascinating and unique…
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