Masonic sword, Master Degree, Marto
Starting from the tradition of masons (builders) that goes back to the medieval masons and architects, freemasonry aims at the personal self-building of the individual. This unique Masonic sword contains a large number of symbols used in the craft, especially the compass and the square, the plumb line and the hammer, the holy book and the eye of the Supreme Being, and the five-pointed star inscribed in the capital G of Great.
- The handle is richly decorated with the main Masonic symbols.
- In the center of the cross the symbol of a compass and a square, with two arms of a compass above the square corresponding to the Masonic degree.
- Gilded handle and silver applications.
- Maroon velvet handle.
- Special stainless steel blade, "Flamigera", named for its wavy shape.
- produced in Toledo (Spain) Marto GM775
- Blade material: stainless steel
- Total length: approx. 106 cm
- Blade length: approx. 93 cm
- Weight: approx. 2.3 kg
Throughout history, as an instrument of justice, truth, equality and strength, swords have been used at every great event and have become imbued with great symbolism. For this reason Freemasons-Masons use swords in all their ceremonies.
The Masonic-Philanthropic institution intended to achieve the understanding of truth, the study of ethics and the practice of solidarity, working for the material and moral improvement of humanity, is compatible with any religious or esoteric faith that does not nullify the freedom of individuals.