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"What will it please you, my darling, hereafter to be?
Fame upon land will you look for, or glory by sea?
Gallant your life will be always, and all of it free."

This necklace is made from the breathtaking illustration by Arthur Rackham for "The Springtide of Life," a rare antique book of children's poems by Algernon Swinburne. The image rests under a 40x30mm (1.6" x 1.2") magnifying globe and is firmly set in a lightly antiqued brass lace edged bezel.

To embellish the romantic nautical themes of the illustration, I have added a small brass ship's helm wheel charm to dangle lightly above the pendant.

This lovely pendant is on a 16" antique brass chain.

*** The last image depicts the original illustration by Arthur Rackham.


♥ Please let me know if you have any questions or modification requests. The chain can be modified up to 21" at no extra cost. Just leave me a note when you checkout.

♥ Each item comes in a small brown box tied with twine and with a handmade bluebird gift tag.

♥ Please keep in mind that due to the handcrafted nature of this item, the item you receive may vary ever so slightly from the one pictured.

♥ Visit my shop for more vintage fairytale art jewelry.

♥ Please keep in mind that these pendants have several steps which require a 24-48 hr curing period and therefore take some time to make. You can expect a necklace to ship within 5 - 10 days. If you need it by a particular time, please let me know and we will see what we can do!

A Child's Future Necklace (arthur rackham. magnifying pendant. art book illustration. fairytale jewelry. whimsical jewellery)


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: antique oxidized brass lace edged setting, resin magnifying cabochon globe, photo quality colorized paper
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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