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Make an unfortunate situation a little more bearable for yourself, or a friend, with this wax seal necklace pendant depicting an old rig sailing vessel aground on the rocks under the sentiment SUCH IS LIFE... you have no choice but to accept your misfortune with weary resignation.

- description -
An old rig sailing vessel, sailing ship, sitting woefully on the rocks while still in full sail under the French sentiment TELLE EST LA VIE which translates SUCH IS LIFE.

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the ship is typically is the symbol of an ancient sea voyage.

Hand cast from an 19th century French multiple wax seal set. See the photo for a few of the lovely French wax seals included in the little case.

- approximate measurement - 3/4” (20mm)
- 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!