Welcome to CustomSash.com! The newest and most innovative online store for customizing and creating your very own sash. Whether you’re celebrating graduation, showing off at a pageant, or having a special event, Custom Sash will make it memorable with a high quality sash that fits your needs. Make one for your Fraternity, Sorority, organization or club and choose from a large variety of styles, colors, symbols, and themes. Designing one is simple-just choose a style, pick your colors, and add your text.

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Meaning of graduation sash stoles

Graduation Sashes (which is synonymous with graduation stoles) have a long history.  Sashes date back to medieval times, where there was heavy involvement in educational institutions by the Church of England.  The beginnings of stoles, gowns, tassels and chords heavily resembled those worn by clergymen.

The main area of distinction in a sash is the color.  A color can signify the University that was attended, a persons major or a campus organization.  A sash can also signify an honor, achievement or an award.  Sashes can signify a students Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Suma Cum Laude status at graduation, however this can also be signified by gown color or by colored tassels.  Below are a list of widely recognized colors and majors:

Agriculture
Maize
Arts, Letters, Humanities
White
Commerce, Accountancy, Business
Drab
Dentistry
Lilac
Economics
Copper
Education
Light Blue
Engineering
Orange
Fine Arts, including Architecture
Brown
Forestry
Russet
Journalism
Crimson
Law
Purple
Library Science
Lemon
Medicine
Green
Music
Pink
Nursing
Apricot
Oratory (Speech)
Silver Gray
Pharmacy
Olive Green
Philosophy
Dark Blue
Physical Education
Sage Green
Public Administration, including Foreign Service
Peacock Blue
Public Health
Salmon Pink
Science
Golden Yellow
Social Work
Citron
Theology
Scarlet
Veterinary Science
Gray

 

Today sashes are most commonly made as a timeline of your college experience.  To show the allegiances and friends you have made over your 4 years as an undergraduate and to wear them proudly on your graduation day.  A sash usually includes at the very least the year of graduation (class of 20**).  The second most common item is a school name or major or both.  The third most common item is a name of your club or organization.