Contents and Description
Silver Honor Cords come as a set of twisted cords, with a tassel on each end of the each cord (for a total of four tassels). The honor cords are 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 long when spread out rather than folded at the knot). Each tassel is about four inches long. Honor cords are 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.
These silver honor cords are typically used for recognition of individual achievement and participation. They're generally worn during a commencement ceremony. Honor cords (chords) are used by colleges, universities, community college, high schools, and some middle schools and homeschools.
Who Buys Honor Cords
Usually purchased by a member of an honors society, fraternity, sorority, or department recognition coordinator. Also for valedictorian, summa cum laude, magna cum laude, or cum laude awards.
Honor Societies using Silver
Silver plays a role with many an honor society for university and college graduations. Honor societies that use silver as part of their honors regalia include: Pi Omega Pi, Lambda Sigma, Sigma Lambda Chi. Honor society links are listed below:
There are additional honors societies that use silver than those listed above. Many also use a close variation to that color. If your honor socieity uses silver, and is not listed above, please drop us an email and let us know, and we will add your name to our list.
This Silver Color
Our Silver is gray colored sheen. We offer two variations on grey colors, this one, and eggshell (see links below for pictures of those other options). Silver shades include: Argent, Concrete, Light Grey, Gray, Granite, lt. Slate, Steel.
The visual sensation usually associated with the metal silver is its metallic shine. In English heraldry argent (silver) signifies brightness, purity, virtue, or innocence. Silver or gray is often associated with the moon. Silver often symbolizes riches. The colors silver and gray can be earthy, natural or sleek and elegant, depending on how it is used.
For graduate hoods and academic regalia colors, silver or shades of silver or gray, are used to designate the degree or discipline of Chiropractic, Naprapathy, Oratory, Speech, and Veterinary Science.
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 Blue||Orange||Hunter Green||Red||Maroon||White||Burgundy||Light Blue|
|Gold||Navy Blue||Kelly Green||Silver||Purple||Black||Off White||Bronze|