Raise your ceremonial goblet! A lovely medieval chalice wax seal necklace pendant.
“Fill up the goblet and reach to me some! Drinking makes wise, but dry fasting makes glum.” ~ William R. Alger (1822-1905)
- description -
The chalice is surrounded by a Latin legend, in Lombardic script, that reads *S'WILL'ID'EALG'CAY’LLI
The S' is an abbreviation for sigillvm or ‘the seal’ meaning it's a personal seal with the name and title of the owner, whose first name was likely William.
- symbolism -
The chalice is a bowl shaped cup or goblet, chalice derived from the Middle English Latin calix cup and is often used in religious services.
Hand cast from a 13th - 14th century chessman type wax seal.
- approximate measurement - 7/8” (21mm)
- 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!