This wax seal charm depicts a severed snake in the grass with the caption above reading "c on giugner si o morire" which translates to "Protect yourself from treachery or die". This wax seal pendant is full of symbolism and good advice, protect yourself from lying snakes in the grass and their treachery - beware of sneaky treacherous people.
"Snakes lay in the tall grass- so don't go near the tall grass" Unknown
"When you see a snake, never mind where he came from" W G Benham
"A snake deserves no pity" Yiddish Proverb
• Size: charm is approximately 17-18mm in diameter
• Necklace Option: 16" or 18" sterling chain available in silver or antiqued finishes
• Charm Only Option: you may order just the charm with no chain and will be refunded the difference once your payment has been processed!
Please note that each piece is handmade to order using the original antique wax seal etui, unique and one-of-a-kind in every regard so they may vary slightly from the pictures you see and may vary a tiny bit in dimension. Each piece has been given an antique patina and are hand rubbed and tumbled giving them an appealing vintage look that brings out all the detail and hang from your choice of a 16" or 18" silver or antiqued sterling cable chain Please note that the picture is enlarged to show detail and that the lettering is small and may be hard to read for some.
Your jewelry comes beautifully presented complete with the meaning and origins behind your charm or medallion and care instructions.
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italian wax seal necklace Protect Yourself Antique wax seal necklace in silver - from the snakes in the grass Italian wax seal jewelry
- Handmade item
- Materials: fine silver, sterling silver, italian wax seal, antiqued, patina, sterling necklace, 16 inch, 18 inch, FS jewelry, sra
- Made to order
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- Ships worldwide from United States