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Such is life ... celebrate it wearing a reversible ship and compass rose wax seal necklace ... accept the predictable, and unpredictable fortunes of existence.

"You cannot direct the wind but you can adjust the sails." ~ a German proverb

- description -
On one side is a small ship surrounded by the words SUCH IS LIFE and on the other side a compass rose... a beautiful 16 pointed star of the compass rose. Choose which side best fits your mood!

- symbolism -
In heraldry, a ship is symbolic of an ancient sea voyage and the compass rose represents guidance, direction and protection.

Hand cast from a Victorian era trinket wheel wax seal (1837 - 1901) and the reverse impressed with an old compass wax seal.

- approximate measurement - 1/2” (13mm)
- this is the smaller of 2 sterling silver SUCH IS LIFE wax seal necklace charms
- find the slightly larger SUCH IS LIFE ship wax seal necklace here
- 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.
Find more chains and add ons here.

This charm is also available in bronze.
Here is another SUCH IS LIFE ship wax seal necklace made with the same wax seal but slightly larger and thicker.
And available in other SUCH IS LIFE styles. 

More ship wax seal jewelry is available here.

The sea serpent charm holder is available here.

Impressed with history!