Long life and success to the farmer! GOD SPEED THE plough, or plow! A farmers plough, or plow, under the words GOD SPEED THE plough (picture) - a rebus wax seal in which the message is conveyed by words and pictures.
God Speed is an expression of good wishes and here it is in reference to a farmers toast for long life and success to the farmer.
A wonderful inspirational gift for a farmer that provides for you. Historic wax seal jewelry.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, a plough, ploughshare, or plow - agricultural tools - symbolizes one who labors in the earth and depends upon providence.
- approximate measurement - almost 3/4" x 3/4" (18mm x 19mm)
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- photographed with an old US dime for scale
- chain - a sterling silver cable chain with a spring ring clasp
- select the necklace chain length or just the charm at checkout
Hand crafted from an antique Victorian era (1837 - 1901) brass or bronze fob wax seal set, the other seal in the set reads SUCCESS TO AGRICULTURE.
More chains, charm catchers and swivel fobs are available here.
There are many English versions of the Farmers Arms poem and song that describes the farmers pride and good feelings of independence and productivity, whether providing for their own families or for others.
Impressed with history!