Order of Brilliant Jade

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Order of Brilliant Jade
Awarded by the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Country  Republic of China
Type Single-grade Grand Cordon
Eligibility Civilian
Status Active
Statistics
Established 1933
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Ribbon bar of the Order

The Order of Brilliant Jade is a civilian order of the Republic of China that can be worn only by the head of a nation. According to regulations, the order can only be presented by the president of the country or an emissary expressly dispatched to friendly nations for the conferment. The order was instituted in 1933.[1] It has a star-patterned face of inlaid jade bordered with gold and pearls. In the centre there is white sun surrounded by blue sky, the national emblem.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decorations of Taiwan
  2. ^ "Civilian orders". english.president.gov.tw. Retrieved April 28, 2013.