Sweeter after difficulties Thistle necklace wax seal jewelry - Dulcius ex asperis - Scottish Thistle Jewelry - 154

Sweeter after difficulties Thistle necklace wax seal jewelry - Dulcius ex asperis - Scottish Thistle Jewelry - 154



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  • Materials: Sterling Silver

Dulcius ex asperis {Sweeter after difficulties}

A tiny bee gathers nectar from a thistles flowers, above in Latin it reads ‘Dulcius ex asperis’ or ‘Sweeter after difficulties’. Bees in heraldry symbolize diligence and tireless effort, hard work and industry. Handcrafted using an English wax seal dating from the 1830’s.

Materials: Sterling Silver
Size: 5/8" x 11/16" (15mm x 17-18mm)

Each Plum and Posey wax seal design arrives accompanied by it's own meaning card, and tucked into an elegant jewelry bag ready for gift giving.

More thistle jewelry: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/PlumAndPoseyInc?ref=listing-shop2-all-items-count&search_query=thistle

PLEASE NOTE: Before you order please check sizing information - it can be hard to gauge jewelry sizes from pictures alone. On some of the seal pieces the text is so small as to be read only with a magnifying glass making the meaning a secret between you and those you choose to tell.

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Your purchase will ship in 3-5 business days. Once shipped, please allow a minimum of 3 weeks to receive your order

154 - Thistle

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Multiple people gave 5-star reviews to this shop in the past 7 days.


Jennifer Cordy Oct 26, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I love this necklace so much. I bought it to mark a personal accomplishment. I received it in about 1 week from the date I was notified it was shipped. I was amazed at how fast it was delivered. My only regret was my own fault for not ordering it with a longer chain. But I've ordered an new chain from Plum and Posey which is already on its way.

Patty Nicolella Aug 6, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

Bought this for my niece as a graduation gift from college- which she completed with two kids, a husband and a full time job- Sweeter after difficulties! Perfect memento (along with her Scottish ancestry) and she loves it. Communication with the shop was great, shipping was faster than expected and everyone is happy. These are as beautiful up close as they are in the pictures. Thank you

Kari Sep 15, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

This is such a sweet pendant, a little smaller than I had anticipated but the impression in the sterling is PERFECT !!! It is such a wonderful notion that these beautiful antique wax seals are not only collected, but imprinted in metal for a lasting impression, forever !!! Romantic feels all the way ..... so beautiful thank you so much. I will be back for MORE 🙏🏼❤️🥰💌

Victoria Tkacs Feb 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love my new Bee and Thistle neckless.