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A small bronze ship wax seal necklace with the words SUCH IS LIFE, wax seal jewelry to remind us that just as a ship needs to weather unpredictable storms, so must we. There is a small compass rose on the backside of the necklace giving you just a little more direction.

"You cannot direct the wind but you can adjust the sails." ~ a German proverb

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the ship is symbolic an ancient sea voyage and the compass rose represents guidance, direction and protection. Ships are built to weather all kinds of storms.

- approximate measurement - 1/2” (13mm)
- wax seal charm metal - bronze
- photographed with an old US dime
- chain - an antiqued brass rolo chain with a spring ring clasp or lobster clasp.
- select the necklace chain length or just the charm at checkout.
- note - the listing is for just one charm or necklace

Hand crafted from a Victorian era trinket wheel wax seal (1837 - 1901) and the reverse impressed with an old compass wax seal.

Impressed with history!