Let us not despair with a symbol of hope, an anchor and sail wax seal necklace pendant.
- description -
A large cabled anchor is leaning supporting a square sail, on which are written the Latin words NIL DESPERANDUX which translates literally NOTHING TO DESPAIR or LET US NOT DESPAIR.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the anchor symbolizes hope, salvation and religious steadfastness.
Hand cast from a large antique European desk wax seal that dates back to the 1800's, the handle of turned bone so beautiful I've included a picture.
- approximate measurement - 1” (25mm)
- wax seal charm metal - fine silver (.999 pure and recycled 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.
Impressed with history!