Regalia Rings The Scottish Rite 14° degree ring is a flat, plain band of gold, and embossed thereon is a plate in the form of an equilateral triangle and within the triangle is the Hebrew letter yud (י) the initial letter of the tetragrammaton (יהוה). Inside the ring is inscribed the Fourteenth Degree Motto: Virtus Junxit, Mors Non Separabit (Whom Virtue Unites, Death Shall Not Separate). The ring’s circle expresses the unbreakable fraternal bond between Masons of all generations. The 33° ring is a triple band of gold, either plain or with a triangular plate of gold enclosing the numerals 33. Engraved on the inside is the Latin motto: Deus meumque jus (God and my right). Caps Master of the Royal Secret. This hat is worn by 32° Scottish Rite Masons. The majority of members in the Scottish Rite wear this hat. Knight Commander of the Court of Honor. This hat is worn by 32°, KCCH Scottish Rite Masons. The KCCH honor is bestowed on members deserving recognition for faithful service to the Rite. 33° Inspector General Honorary. The white caps are worn by those who have been honored with the 33° Inspector General Honorary. The Thirty-third Degree is conferred by the Supreme Council upon members of the Rite in recognition of outstanding service to the Rite, or in public life, to the principles taught in the Degrees. Grand Cross of the Court of Honour. The white cap with a band of blue is worn by the brother who is a 33º Mason and who has been elected by the Supreme Council to the Grand Cross of the Court of Honour. 50 Year Cap. The blue caps are worn by those Masons who have held membership in the Rite for at least 50 years. Sovereign Grand Inspector General.The purple cap denotes a 33º Sovereign Grand Inspector General and an active member of the Supreme Council. He is the highest ranking officer of the Rite within his jurisdiction, and, in relation to the Rite, his powers are similar to those of a Grand Master of the Symbolic Craft subject, however, to The Supreme Council and the Sovereign Grand Commander. Sovereign Grand Commander. The Sovereign Grand commander is the highest ranking officer of the Supreme Council and the chief executive and judicial officer of the Rite within this Supreme Council’s Jurisdiction.