Originally posted by maestro46
Hey man, I'm not expert on the masons, what I mentioned in the post above was simply what I've heard. If i'm wrong then hey, sorry.
"They are used in lodges to demonstrate the difference between a rough aslar and a smooth ashlar as you progress through masonary these stones figuratively get smoother ie like the stones you've had rough edges rubbed off. John The Baptist is the patron saint as is St John see what day is there saints day, its a clue to the origines of old freemasonary know as the ancients. It is not juju, these will be a lodge which meet under the stars and perhaps forgot the location of the lodge equipment. If they ever make it back and don't find the emblems of mortality that would really freak them out. I would be send then to grand lodge or at least notify them you have them."