Send a fond farewell message with sailing ship wax seal necklace pendant with the message THE FURTHER APART, THE TIGHTER THE BOND or THE FARTHER WE FLY, THE FASTER WE TYE.
A three masted sailing ship departing under full sail with a little bird flying away with a running line and above it a banner with the French sentiment LE PLUS LOIN LE PLUS SERRE which translates THE FURTHER APART THE TIGHTER THE BOND. Absence makes the heart grow fonder!
Sentimental wax seal jewelry.
- symbolism -
The ship sailing toward the horizon could represent physical distance from a loved one or the passage of a soul towards the afterlife. Either way the love knot represents eternity and is symbolic of a love forever unbroken despite any figurative distance.
- approximate measurement - 5/8" x almost 3/4" (17mm x 18mm)
- shown next to an old US dime for scale
- the French words are tiny and challenging to read
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- 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 an antique glass block seal, from 1840, that is part of a turned ox bone stacking tower of glass intaglio seals.
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Impressed with history!