The collar of the Order of the Garter
A little bit of history
The original garter of of gold and enamel of twenty one garters containing a red rose. The garters are enamelled blue with gold letters – giving the motto of the order HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE meaning: The shame be his who thinks ill of it. The garter links alternate with a double gold knot in the fashion of a cord with four tassels at the end. The original collar measures 1562mm in length and weighs 33oz.
Our replica has only eight garters