Since ancient times and by tradition, the Gryphon has been revered as a beast of nobility and strength, providing an example to all of honor, grace, and pride in defense of its home. There are those within Our fair Kingdom who, through their manner, attitude, and ability provide Our foundation and embody the best qualities of Our Society; much as a Gryphon's feathers are needed for flight, yet are only a small part of the whole. These individuals serve as examples to us all, helping to nurture our spirits and keep our dream alive. It is now the will of <King>, King of all Artemisia, to recognize <name> as a Gryphon of Artemisia, Defender of the Dream.
Witnessed by Our hand, and with Our admiration, on this ___ day of ___, Anno Societatis ___, being the year two thousand in the Common Era, at <name of event> in Our <name of S.C.A. group>.
Rex Artemisius Regina
[Source: Kingdom of Artemisia Scribal Handbook Part II (pdf)]