Tie Bar Masonic Black Round with Gold and Blue Center Gold Finish. 2″ Tie bars are meant to keep your tie in place. The tie bar clips over your tie while also ceing clipped onto the thinner end of your tie and alsothe front flap of your dress shirt. The most recomend placement of the tie bar is between third and forth button from the top of your dress shirt. Do not place a tie bar any higher than the second button and do not place it any lower than the forth button. One thing that is very important while you chose a tie bar is to make sure the tir bar’s width is shorter than the width of your tie. It looks more elegant and put together.