On Tuesday evening, Jordan’s King Abdullah II presented to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud the necklace of Hussein bin Ali, an embodiment of the distinguished historical relations that bind the two countries.
The necklace is the highest civilian decoration in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and is awarded to kings, princes and heads of state.
The necklace of Hussein bin Ali is one of the highest honors in Jordan. It is granted to kings, princes and heads of states who have a strong and distinguished relationship with His Majesty the King. It is also awarded to those who perform great services from heads of government.
In 2017, King Abdullah II awarded the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the “Sharif Al Hussein bin Ali” necklace, which is the highest decoration in the Kingdom of Jordan granted to kings and heads of state.
The Order of “Al-Hussein Bin Ali” or “Al-Hussein Bin Ali” necklace in relation to the Sharif of Mecca, King Hussein Bin Ali, is the highest rank of equestrian titles in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, established by King Abdullah I Bin Al-Hussein on June 22, 1949, with the aim of granting it to deserving workers in Rewarding charitable fields and foreign heads of state.
As for the scarf, it was presented by King Hussein bin Talal on September 23, 1967. Currently, this medal is presented by King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein to those distinguished in the field of moral aid or volunteering in the service of the masses. The medal is presented in degrees, where it is presented with a scarf and collar or with a scarf only.
What is it made of?
The necklace presented by the King of Jordan to the Saudi Crown Prince is made of a double chain of gold and enamel with five-pointed stars and small red flowers decorated with gold with a camel in Arabic.
The badge is oval in shape, made of gold and diamonds, with a red disc in its center inscribed with a sentence in Arabic, and the badge is attached to the scarf by the golden royal crown.