__NOTOC__ The Ratana Varabhorn Order of Merit ( th|เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์ตรารัตนวราภรณ์; ) was established on 1 August 1911 by King Rama VI of The Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand) to reward personal service to the sovereign. Members are entitled to use the postnominals ร.ว.


frame|none|Ribbon of the Order The decoration consists of a single class (Knight). The insignia for this class is a pendant on the order chain or on neck ribbon. * The Order chain consists of the royal monograms in white enamel, which are interrupted with gold Thai royal crowns, and with the royal emblems in blue enamel. The central locket of chain is the royal emblem made from diamonds. * The pendant has a dark-blue enamel field, surrounded by a ring of diamonds. The ring is surrounded by four small sceptres with elephant tusks, eight diamond leaves and four gold cyphers. The pendant is crowned with the royal crown, with a beam of sunlight at the tip.ราชกิจจานุเบกษา, พระบรมราชโองการ ประกาศ กระแสพระบรมราชโองการแก้ไขพระราชบัญญัติเครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์รัตนวราภรณ์, เล่ม ๓๕, ตอน ๐ก, ๓ พฤศจิกายน พ.ศ. ๒๔๖๑, หน้า ๒๔๕

Selected recipients

*King Prajadhipok *Queen Savang Vadhana *Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath *Princess Indrasakdi Sachi *Prince Boworadet *Princess Suvadhana *Princess Bejaratana *Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram *Prince Aditya Dibabha


External links

Pendant Image
Category:Orders of chivalry of Thailand Category:Awards established in 1911 Category:1911 establishments in Siam {{orders-medals-stub