Purple Honor Cords


Purple Honor CordsContents and Description

Purple Honor Cords come as a set including two twisted cords with a tassel on each end (total four tassels). Shipped tied together, or separately, at your option. Each half-cord is around thirty inches long, measured from knot to end of tassel (about sixty inches spread out). Tassel are about four inches. Made from rayon (we do not offer silk). You can mix and match different color cords together. Alternative names for these products are honors cord, honor chords, and honors chords.


Who buys Honor Cords

Members of an honors society, fraternity, sorority, or department recognition coordinator. Also for valedictorian, summa cum laude, magna cum laude, or cum laude awards. Additional purchasers: colleges, universities, community college, high schools, individuals, some middle schools and homeschools.


Typical Uses

Purple honor cords are usually worn for commencement ceremonies. Used principally for recognition, individual achievement, and as indicitia of membership or participation.


Honor Societies using Purple

Purple honor cords are used in a number of honor society ceremonies for university and college graduations. Honor societies that use purple honors chords as part of their honors regalia include: Beta Phi Mu, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Iota Tau, Phi Sigma Tau, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Rho Chi, and Chi Epsilon.

Honor society links:

Beta Phi Mu

Chi Epsilon

Delta Mu Delta

Kappa Delta Pi

Lambda Iota Tau

Phi Sigma Tau

Phi Upsilon Omicron

Rho Chi

There are additional honors societies that use purple than those listed above. Many also use a close variation to that color. If your honor socieity uses purple, and is not listed above, please drop us an email and let us know, and we will add your name to our list.


This Puple Color

Purple shades range from: cerise, fuchsia, heliotrope, iris, lavender blush, magenta, orchid, persian blue, red-violet, thistle, violet-eggplant, amethyst, eggplant, grape, indigo, lavender, lilac, mauve, mountbatten pink, palatinate, purpure, sangria, violet, and wisteria.

Purple symbolizes royalty. In ancient Rome, cloth dyed Tyrian purple was limited to upper class individuals because of the rarity of the dyes. Imperial is often used to mean purple, such as 'imperial dye. Graduate academic regalia colors and hoods use purple to designate a degree in Dental Surgery, Jurisprudence, Urban Planning, Architecture, Dentistry, Law, and Regional Planning,


How to Buy

Prices range from $4.50 to $10 (plus shipping) a set, depending on the quantity you buy. Bulk discounting is available. We offer two ways to buy these cords. The easiest purchase method is to Buy Online . The alternative method is to download a Grad Accessories Form, print it, fill it out, and fax it back to us at (818) 886-8743. You can receive more information on buying graduation products, including full cost and pricing, from our main honor cords page at HONOR CORDS , and our homepage also contains honor cords information.

If your honor society would like to purchase a bulk amount of honors products, please let us know. We may also be able to come to an agreement whereby you contract with Academic to supply all your cords to your various members across the country through our website. As a smaller business than most of our competition, we are often in a position to be flexible about various joint ventures with societies and similar organizations.


List of offerred colors for cord choices:

To view a particular color, click on the color choice on the menu to the left

Royal Orange Hunter Green Red Maroon White burgundy Light Blue
Royal Blue Orange Hunter Green Red Maroon White Burgundy Light Blue
Gold Navy Kelly Green Silver Purple Black Off White Bronze
Gold Navy Blue Kelly Green Silver Purple Black Off White Bronze
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