'" The swan is the ensign of poets and musicians. It symbolises beauty and grace." This is the impression of an antique wax letter seal. This seal was used to secure letters and correspondence in the nineteenth century. These are tiny earrings.... yet the antique image is perfect and crisp and a close up photograph shows how perfect the craftsmanship was on the original seal. This seal features the image of a swan. Swan's represent grace and beauty. They are the emblem of musicians, and poets. The bearer of the swan represents a lover of poetry and harmony or a learned person The earrings measures approx. 8mm across the top. This is approx. however as each pair are handmade and there may be small variations. The earrings are made from sterling silver and this includes sterling ear posts and sterling silver butterfly backs.