compass rose tie tack pin - wax seal men's accessory
A small sterling silver compass rose wax seal tie tack pin ... not just for men since it makes a great lapel pin, jacket pin, hat pin, too!, always pointing you in the right direction!
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the compass rose is symbolic of direction, guidance and navigation.
- approximate measurement - 1/2” (11 mm)
- shown with an old US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- stainless steel tie tack clutch
Hand crafted from just a portion of a vintage compass wax seal.
Impressed with history!
The tie tack was first introduced back in the 1800's to keep the Four in Hand tie in place so that it wouldn't shift and wrinkle. Later, it became a very popular men's accessory, with all sorts of choices in design and material.