Mace - square, diamond-shaped boards, hung by one corner over sakkos under felony on his right hip and Archimandrite bishop, priests, given as a reward. In the presence of mace epigonation worn on the left. Mace symbolizes the spiritual sword - the Word of God. In the Greek Church mace were only bishops, who called themselves the image of Christ - Heavenly Bishop. In the Russian Church in the 16th century. Mace is given as a reward (the sixth), archpriest.