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Order of the Phoenix Eye

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By the order of <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone:

Proclaim to all Gentles and Nobles that <recipient> has demonstrated excellence in the practice and teaching of the Arts and Sciences. We are pleased to admit [him/her] to Our Order of the Phoenix Eye. We encourage [him/her] to continue to share [his/her] expertise and to be a model of artistic merit to all.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Exultation and joy mark this day! Let it be known that We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone, being well pleased with <recipient>, who has demonstrated excellence in the practice and teaching of the Arts and Sciences. We are therefore minded to admit this worthy gentle into Our Order of the Phoenix Eye.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Now let it be known by those present that for the willingness of <recipient> to share knowledge , for [his/her] talent and dedication to the Arts in Our Barony, do We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone, do induct [him/her] into Our Order of the Phoenix Eye.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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In as much as <recipient> has demonstrated excellence in the Arts and Sciences, We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Sacred Stone, are pleased to admit [him/her] into Our Order of the Phoenix Eye. We encourage you to share your expertise and to be a model of artistic merit to all Our people.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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Draw nigh, and hear the words of Their Excellencies, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness Sacred Stone:

Honor and praise is due those talented folk of Our Barony whose efforts in the Arts and Sciences create lasting works of beauty and wonder. The Order of the Phoenix’ Eye was therefore established to recognize such outstanding individuals in the Barony of the Sacred Stone.

<recipient>, through <their art> enriches this, Our Barony, allowing us all to share in [his/her] work. The gaze of the Phoenix has thus rested on [his/her] art and seen a Companion there. It is, therefore, Our honor and pleasure to name <recipient> a Companion to the Order of the Phoenix’ Eye.

Know all, therefore, that We, as Baron and Baroness Sacred Stone, do by these presents grant Our Companion the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix head vert issuant from flames proper, and confer the rights and privileges of this rank.

In witness thereof, We subscribe Our names and affix the seal of Our Barony.

Done by Our Hands this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis] <year in Roman numerals>, at <event>.




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We, <Current Baron> and <Current Baroness>, Baron and Baroness of the Sacred Stone, do agree with wise counsel, that <recipient> has for some time been displaying those attributes accustomed to be observed in companions of Our skilled and respected Order of excellence in the arts and sciences.

Demonstration of superior talent at the art of <their art> and willingness to share knowledge thereof are notable and valued attributes. It has been remarked that this gentle’s steps should be imitated; so that, We are further encouraged to recognize [him/her] as a Companion of Our Order of the Phoenix Eye.

[He/She] shall agree to observe the statutes, laws, privileges and liberties of this noble Order, and not reveal its secrets. We also require that they will uphold the honour of Our Barony, and will counsel the Coronet in things lawful and honest. In return this gentle shall have and possess, now and hereafter all honors, tokens, titles, burdens and privileges afforded to one of such station, including the right to bear the badge of this Order: Argent, a phoenix head vert issuant from flames proper, which they may freely and without impediment carry with them both coming and going, throughout all lands.

Moreover we will and decree that these things made known on this <day of the month> day of <month>, [A.S./Anno Societatis]<year in Roman numerals>, at <event>, be recorded by Our Heralds so that all may know of this worthy accomplishment.

Scribal Backlog

Many recipients of awards in Sacred Stone have not been able to receive a wonderful piece of art of their own just yet. If you would be interested in contributing to the Baronial backlog, please click here.

Lady E’s Line Art

Baroness Eleanor (better known as Lady E) is a long time enabler of the scribal arts. She continues to graciously share her line art with us. To view some of her shared work, please click a link below.

Lord Geffrei’s Period Pigments

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