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A sterling silver skull tie tack, a wonderful wax seal accessory - a skull lapel pin, jacket pin, hat pin ... meaningful wax seal jewelry.

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull is a symbol of mortality and a reminder that death comes to all living things and life is short so make now matter.

- approximate wax seal measurement - 5/8" x almost 5/8" (17mm x 15mm)
- shown with an old US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- tie tack clutch - stainless steel

Hand crafted from an antique Georgian wheel wax seal (1714 - 1830), shown in the photographs, depicting a skull surrounded by the Latin sentiment ES FVI SVM ERIS which translates AS YOU ARE NOW SO ONCE WAS I, AS I AM NOW SO MUST YOU BE.

Impressed with history!