The breast jewel is worn by Freemasons who are members of the Royal Arch at their Craft meetings in order to show to other Brethren their membership of the Royal Arch and the indissoluble connection between the Royal Arch and Craft Freemasonry
There are some minor changes to all three items on becoming a Principal of a Chapter and likewise becoming an Officer of the Provincial Grand Chapter.
Subscriptions vary from Chapter to Chapter, but as they meet only three or four times a year, they are usually more modest than those in Craft Masonry, with an exaltation fee to pay on admission and regalia to buy, as in the Craft.
It is usual, but not compulsory, to dine after each meeting – dining costs are similar to those in the Craft.
WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?
Your Lodge Royal Arch Representative will be able to give all the information you need but if you need more, email the Provincial Office on firstname.lastname@example.org