Vintage solid wood carved Shriner Masonic Temple Decor. This was an estate sale find at a Central Texas estate of a Texas Mason. Carving measures approximately 12" in diameter and features the words, "Karem" and "Es Selamu Aleikum AAONMS.
Has a carved out space in back to allow for hanging on wall. Very nice, rare hand-made piece of Shriner and Masonic history.
The Karem temple is located in Waco, Texas (see last photo). Shriners International, also commonly known as The Shriners, is a society established in 1870 and is headquartered in Tampa Florida. Shriners International company describes itself as a fraternity. Based on fun, fellowship, and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief, and truth.
There are approximately 350,000 members from 195 temples (chapters) in the U. The organization is best known for the shriner's hospital. That it administers, and the red fezzes that members wear.
The organization was previously known as Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine A. The name was changed in 2010 across North America, Central America, South America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. All items are described to the best of our knowledge, if any item is not as we have described, please. We do our best to be friendly and honest sellers, and our reputation is important to us.If you feel we have made a mistake or have misrepresented something let us know - we'll do our best to make it right. All opinions/item descriptions provided are our own and we do not purport to be experts on everything. We are honest and fair with our customers, and we expect the same from them. Also, we reuse boxes and packing materials to keep costs down (and recycle), but if you want new materials we are happy to use such for an additional charge. The item "Hand Carved Wood Karem Shriner Es Selamu Aleikum Mid Century Temple Decor" is in sale since Tuesday, July 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fraternal Organizations\Masonic, Freemasonry\Other Freemason Collectibles". The seller is "mystatic" and is located in Moody, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.