The iconic clock tower depicted on the crown of Morris Brown College’s ceremonial mace was something college president Dr. Kevin E. James wanted to recreate after a fire damaged the historic institution’s previous mace.
Almost by definition, ceremonial maces and chains of office tend to be on the elaborate side. They are brought out for high-brow events such as commencement ceremonies and presidential addresses in which fancy is the order of the day.
Prep schools, colleges and universities across the USA are looking to update their ceremonial chains of office in time for spring commencement events that are only a few months away.
Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York, wanted something a step above the norm when it requested a three-dimensional custom flame for the top of its mace.