suegrayjewelry

wax seal jewelry - impressed with history!

Rhode Island, United States · 7978 Sales

suegrayjewelry

wax seal jewelry - impressed with history!

Rhode Island, United States 7978 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Wax seal necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings... handcrafted wax seal jewelry from antique wax seals. Impressed with history!

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Last updated on Apr 6, 2016

Wax seal necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings... handcrafted wax seal jewelry from antique wax seals. Impressed with history!

suegray

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witchibat

witchibat on Jul 23, 2016

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Item arrived quickly, as described, would buy from again. Thank you!

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Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. ~ Epictetus

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Pure silver wax seal charms, hot out of the kiln!
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I am a collector, impressed with history!

I'm impressed with history and would like to share my unique personal collection of wax seals with you... by hand casting these antique wax seals into pure silver, sterling silver or bronze.

The wax seal jewelry is hand cast from my personal collection of unique antique wax seals, some in my Medieval wax seal collection dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. Each wax seal is a precious little treasure with its own unique symbolism and significance... read about its history and meanings and choose an inspirational wax seal talisman that speaks to you!

Historically, a wax seal was used in correspondence ... the wax seal would securely bond a letter closed, serving as a stamp of authenticity and privacy, verifying to its recipient who the sender was and that the letter had not been tampered with.

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Last updated on Jul 2, 2016
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Care instructions

The charm has been oxidized, a process which blackens the low areas on the charm, giving it contrast instead of being completely shiny.
If the high areas begin to tarnish and you’d like them shiny again, gently rub a silver polishing cloth over the area to be shined.

This polishing pad works great: https://www.etsy.com/listing/82422231/polishing-pad-for-wax-seal-necklace?ref=shop_home_active_10

*Never use the silver dips or creams to polish the charm or you will remove the oxidation and your entire charm will become shiny!

Sizing details

The charms are small but I've carefully measured each and included these measurements on every listing.

Ring Sizing

If your ring size is not included in the drop down box of ring sizes I can still make a custom size ring for you. Simply select "other" from the drop down box and add a note, with your ring size, to your order. Custom rings are not returnable.

Tracking and Insurance

Packages are shipped with tracking and insurance and most country's postal services can track your package.
If an item is lost in the mail please contact me so that I may file an insurance claim:
after 21 days for domestic packages
after 45 days for an international package
This is etsy's official policy for insurance claims.
Your purchase price with shipping costs will be refunded once the insurance claim has been processed.

Engraving and Personalization

Sorry, but I don't engrave my wax seal charms - I don't have the equipment or the experience to do so. It's a lovely idea so perhaps your local jeweler can do the engraving for you.