Garter Collar

The collar of the Order of the Garter

Garter collar

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