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Masonic orb meaning
These are masonic adornments. It’s also known as a Masonic orb, a golden globe, and a cross fob. The symbolism of a Masonic orb is this. It unfolds to reveal a pendant in the shape of a cross. This can be used as a pocket watch fob as well.
These orbs have a pyramid on one side and a masonic sign inscribed on the other. This is what a pendant or a pocket watch looks like. On the outside, many Masonic jeweler pieces are 9 carat or 10 karat gold, with gilt on the inside. Orbs that are golden or silver in color. We know who made these orbs since we can see them. The orbs’ opening and shutting wy are represented by these symbols.
When closed, the masonic orb pendant is 5/8 of an inch in diameter (1.6 cm) and has a maximum drop of slightly under a full inch (2.5 cm). Thus, It weighs around 12.41 grams.
The ornate Hood and O-ring can be seen here. The six pyramids are yet to be opened.
So, Except for its Hood and 0 Ring, the cross measures roughly 4.5cm in length and 3cm in width when fully open. Because of its small scale, minute engraving on each pyramid, and internal hinge attachments between pyramids that are not apparent from the outside, it is clear that this hand-crafted work was in fashion by a highly experienced Master goldsmith.