anchor and sail wax seal necklace - NIL DESPERANDUX - let us not despa
Let us not despair with a symbol of hope, an anchor wax seal necklace pendant, the large cabled anchor is leaning against a square sail, on which are written the Latin words NIL DESPERANDUX which translates literally NOTHING TO DESPAIR or LET US NOT DESPAIR. A lovely gift of hope ... inspirational wax seal jewelry.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the anchor is symbolic of hope, salvation and religious steadfastness.
- approximate measurement - 1 1/4” (29mm x 29mm)
- 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 a large antique European desk wax seal that dates back to the 1800's, the handle of turned bone.
Impressed with history!