unicorn wax seal necklace - wax seal jewelry
A unicorn wax seal necklace pendant, the unicorn pierced with an arrow within a crest. Meaningful Scottish wax seal jewelry.
- description -
The unicorn is a fabled animal having the head and body of a horse but with a twisted horn issuing from the middle of the forehead. It has the legs and cloven hoofs of a buck, a lions tail, and a goat's beard. You see it on the seal of the Royal arms of England.
- symbolism -
In heraldry a unicorn is symbolic of extreme courage, purity, virtue and strength and it popularly represents love, enchantment and magic.
This unicorn is pierced with an arrow, or transfixed. This may mean that it has been transformed and civilized as it was commonly described as an extremely wild woodland creature.
- approximate measurement - between 1/2” - 5/8" (15mm)
- 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
Hand crafted from an ornate Scottish Georgian era (1714 - 1830) reversible intaglio watch key wax seal. On one side a bloodstone unicorn intaglio and on the reverse, in carnelian, is an arm holding a fleur de lis intaglio.
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If you prefer an oxidized chain (antiqued) to the shiny chain shown, make this request at checkout in the "add a note to your order" box.
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