Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.
Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.
Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.
Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.
Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.

Patience….. hurry no mans cattle….. antique wax letter seal pendant, sterling.

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swalk.ie
Regular price
€64,00
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€64,00
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Hurry no mans cattle….

This is an impression of an antique wax letter seal. These seals would have been used to close letters and correspondence. They came in a variety of difference, mottos, proverbs, sayings and of course heraldry.

This seal features the image of a tortoise or turtle. It dates from the 1800's. The text around the Tortoise states 'hurry no mans cattle'….. This was a 19th century proverb that states 'hurry no man's cattle as you may come to have a donkey of your own…. This teaches us to have patience with someone, as one day we might require someone to have patience with us.

Size.......

The pendant measures approx. 14.5mm . This may alter slightly due to the fact that each one is made individually by hand.

Options.......

Please choose from the drop down menu how you would like your charm:
on it's own,
with a chain of various lengths

Your purchase will be beautifully packaged and ready to give....

Why buy from SWALK?.......

☆ Every piece made by SWALK jewellery is made individually by hand. It is not cast or shuttled off a machine or 'assembled'.

☆ Each piece and every metal component is solid sterling silver. Sterling silver had been the first choice of metal artists for centuries as it has just the right balance of copper (.75) and silver (.925) to make it durable, hard wearing, and long lasting

☆ Every link is securely soldered for security and safety so you don't loose your piece.

☆ Customer service is highly prioritised here at SWALK.... so if anything goes wrong, your piece isn't as you imagined, or for any reason you want to return it.. that's 'A OKAY' with me!

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Wax Seal Jewelry......
Each piece offered for sale is an imprint or cast of an antique wax seal from my personal collection. I use 100% sterling silver as this has the strength and durability needed for a piece of jewelry that is to be worn for years. All the jumps rings, clasps etc, are also sterling silver and each part is soldered, also for strength and durability. My intention is to make a piece that could become an heirloom too and for it to last generations.
Each piece is individually handmade and therefore no two pieces will be exactly the same, they will however be extremely similar. The mark of the maker has been purposely left on the casts. The signs of age, cracks and tool marks all add to the charm of the piece and are an intentional feature.

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