Beware! There's a serpent or snake in the grass wax seal necklace. A serpent or snake is lurking in the tall grass under the French sentiment PREMEZ GARDE A VOUS which translate BEST YOU TAKE CARE. Meaningful wax seal jewelry.
The term snake in the grass was first used by the poet Virgil in the Third Eclogue. In Latin it reads LATET ANGUIS IN HERBA which translates A SNAKE LURKS IN THE GRASS.
- approximate measurement - 3/4" (19mm)
- shown with a 1937 US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- 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 19th century French multiple wax seal set.
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Impressed with history!