Be inspired and shine with this beautiful star wax seal necklace, the wavy six pointed star sitting above an heraldic wreath. Meaningful heraldic wax seal jewelry.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, a star is symbolic of celestial goodness, and a noble person and excellence. It also represents guidance, truth, spirit and hope.
In English and Scottish heraldic reference books it is described as an étoile (or éstoile) of six points. (Fairbairn plate 63 - crest 9) and means a star with six wavy rays.
- approximate measurement - 5/8” x 1/2” (14mm x 17mm)
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- photographed with a 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
Hand crafted from a well worn antique British gold signet ring, hallmarked in 1894 during the Victorian era.
There are many beautiful inspiring family mottos, in Latin, that often accompany the wavy six pointed star:
For the English family Aston the motto E TENEBRIS LUX which translates light out of darkness or brighter in the darkness.
For the Dawson family it’s TOUJOURS PROPICE which translates always propitious or always pointing toward a happy, favorable outcome.
For the Welsh or Scottish family Flint the motto is SINE MACULA which translates
For the family of Robert Martin, Esq of Ross House in Galway it’s SIC ITUR AD ASTRA meaning thus they go to heaven, such is the way to immortality, thus one goes to the stars.
Impressed with history!