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The symbol of hope... an anchor and ship wax seal necklace pendant.

"A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope" ~ Greek philosopher Epictetus

- description -
Under the word HOPE is the sun shining upon a bird perched on a cabled anchor that leans against a rock and in the background is a ship on the water.

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the anchor is a symbol of well grounded hope. In stormy weather, the anchor was often the seaman’s last resort. It remains firm and steady amidst stormy waters so symbolizes a stability in us in the storms of life!

Hand cast from an antique Victorian fob wax seal that dates back to 1875.

- approximate measurement - 1” in width by 7/8" height (27mm x 22mm)
- wax seal charm metal - fine silver (.999 pure and recycled silver)
- photographed with an old US dime
- 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!