■ Ribbon : no ribbon but suspension by chains … upper bar : striped bar supporting monogrammed V R D ( Veteran of the Rebekah Degree ) (pin back)

■ Obverse : 8 pointed star shaped … 20 on gold boss within wreath … gold 8 pointed star on top of fancy 8 pointed star

■ Reverse : G.L. OF A. 1718

■ Dimensions : 33.8 mm … ■ Weight : 17.1 g

■ Materials : brass … with green, pink and white enamel

■ NB : no actual reference to New Zealand, but was obtained at same time as this jewel … G.L. OF A. 1718 probably refers to – Grand Lodge of America & 1718 was when order was founded