Order of al-Hussein bin Ali
|Order of al-Hussein bin Ali
Wisam al-Hussain ibn Ali
|Collar & Grand Cordon of the Order al-Hussein bin Ali|
|Awarded by Jordan|
|Awarded for||distinguished services, moral aid or volunteerism in the service of the masses|
|Sovereign||Abdullah II of Jordan|
|Grades (w/ post-nominals)||Grand Cordon with Collar
|Established||22 June 1949|
|Next (lower)||Supreme Order of the Renaissance|
|Ribbon bar of the order|
The Order of al-Hussein bin Ali is the highest knighthood order of the Kingdom of Jordan. It was founded on 22 June 1949 by King Abdullah I of Jordan with the scope of rewarding benevolence and foreign Heads of State. The classe of Grand Cordon was introduced by King Hussein on 23 September 1967.
- The collar is made of a double chain in gold and enamel with alterning golden stars of five points and small dark red-enamelled flowers decorated in gold with sentences in arabic
- The badge is made of a gold-and-diamond oval with at its centre a dark radianting red disc with a golden sentence in Arabic. The badge is hung to the Grand Cordon through ua golden royal crown.
- The plaque has the same design as the badge.
- The ribbon of the class of Grand Cordon is violet. The class of Collar has no ribbon.