The Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant
 

The Order was established in 1861 by King Rama IV. Originally, there was no sash but later added onto by the decree of King Rama V. This Order consists of eight classes:

Special Class   Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

1.  Pendant, on the red Sash with small yellow, blue and green trims, to wear over the left shoulder to the right hip.
2.  Star, to wear on the left chest.

Class I Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

1.  Pendant, on the red Sash with small yellow, blue and green trims, to wear over the right shoulder to the left hip.
2. Star, to wear on the left chest.

Class II Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

1.  For Men, the Pendant is suspended from the silk band to wear as collar. For women, it is attached onto the silk ribbon to wear on the front left shoulder.
2.  Star, to wear on the left chest.

Class III  Commander (Third Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

The Pendant and the wearing are similar to that of Knight Commander, without the Star.

Class IV Companion (Fourth Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

The Pendant is similar to that of Commander, but of a smaller size with an additional silk rosette. For Men, it is attached onto the silk band, to wear on the left chest. For Ladies, it is attached onto the silk ribbon, to wear on the front left shoulder.

Class V  Member (Fifth Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

The Pendant and the wearing are similar to that of Companion, without a silk rosette.

Class VI The Gold Medal (Sixth Class) of the White Elephant

To be worn the same way as Companion.

Class VII The Silver Medal (Seventh Class) of the White Elephant

To be worn the same way as Companion

               Men                       Ladies  
 

Special Class

 

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Class 4

Class 5

Class 6

Class 7