The Order of the Silver Trowel
The Order of the Silver Trowel or the Council of Annointed Kings is a degree offered to elected Illustrious Masters, installed Illustrious Masters, or Past Illustrious Masters of Councils of Cryptic Masons or Royal and Select Masters. It base on biblical history of the annointing of Solomon as King of Israel to follow his Father, David, to the throne of Israel. Charters for Grand Councils of Annointed Kings are issued by the Gand Council of North Carolina as custodian of the degree. The Grand Council of North Carolina has authorized the General Grand Council to issue Charters for Councils of Annointed Kings to their Subordinate Councils. Please contact the General Grand Recorder for further information.