Details about the Sovereign’s Insignia of the Order, Chancellor’s Chain of the Order, Order of Canada Paperweight, development of the postnominals, heraldry and the Order, nomenclature considered for the Order, miniature insignia, Honours Tapestry, and early insignia/ribbon designs are covered in Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, 1967-2017, and The Order of Canada: Genesis of an Honours System.
Sovereign's Insignia of the Order of Canada as worn by The Queen. Manufactured by Gerrard & Co. and presented to The Queen by Governor General Roland Michener in May 1973.
Chancellor's Chain of the Order of Canada as worn by the Governor General. Chain was manufactured by the Royal Canadian Mint and presented to Governor General Roland Michener in December 1968.