The collegiate mace has served ceremonial purposes for colleges and universities for hundreds of years. These ornate staffs are growing in popularity again due to the development of modern design capabilities and a desire by institutions to integrate a classic touch into official events.
The tradition of the mace goes all the way back to the Middle Ages, when staffs were used as weapons during a more brutal time. Today’s role for the mace is as a ceremonial symbol of an important event. A mace bearer carries the collegiate mace in front of a school leader during processions or places it in a nearby stand during speeches.
“We have seen an increase in the number of institutions requesting new or updated collegiate mace designs,” says Jerry Moran, owner and chief executive officer at Medalcraft Mint, a Wisconsin-based designer and manufacturer of collegiate maces. “Schools are telling us they want their new mace to stand the test of time.”
Medalcraft Mint specializes in collegiate mace production
Medalcraft Mint, a nationally recognized manufacturer of police coins, collegiate medals and other custom commemoratives, works with academic institutions ranging from small private colleges to large universities in creating long-lasting symbols of excellence.
A collegiate mace is comprised of a staff made from high-quality wood, a stand and a base. Medalcraft Mint uses a die-striking process to produce superior images on the metal components of the collegiate mace, and the company’s experts can assist with training in proper care of the unit to ensure it remains attractive for years to come.
10% discount on all spring collegiate orders
Medalcraft Mint is offering 10 percent off any collegiate spring order that includes chains of office, collegiate medallions or collegiate maces that is made in the month of January 2019. This sale does not apply to custom engraving. Contact your Medalcraft sales expert for more details.
Medalcraft Mint has a reputation for quality craftsmanship
Medalcraft Mint has been a Wisconsin-based company since its founding in 1948. The company produces a wide selection of challenge coins, badges, recognition awards, ceremonial maces and other commemoratives in its 40,000-square-foot facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. For more information about Medalcraft Mint’s products or to request a quote for a collegiate mace, please go to http://medalcraft.com/ or call 800-558-6348.
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