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Plum and Posey Wax Seal Necklace

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Plum & Posey is a Canadian jewelry brand located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Each Plum and Posey creation is skillfully crafted using the impressions of 1820 antique wax seals. Every design is intended to celebrate the exceptional artistry and craftsmanship of Georgian and Victorian era engravers. All of Plum & Posey’s wax seal contains a special and unique historical meaning that is reflected through their external designs creating a truly timeless and elegant statement that has and will last for generations. 

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Strength 

Mieux vaut rompre que plier ~ “Bend, Don't break” 

From Aesop's Fable of 'The Oak & the Reeds'; an oak and reed were arguing about their strength. A strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and moving with the gusts. The oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots. Nature shows that it's better to bend than break. Handcrafted using the impression of a wax seal from the 1820's.

Plum & Posey is a Canadian jewelry brand located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Each Plum and Posey creation is skillfully crafted using the impressions of 1820 antique wax seals. Every design is intended to celebrate the exceptional artistry and craftsmanship of Georgian and Victorian era engravers. All of Plum & Posey’s wax seal contains a special and unique historical meaning that is reflected through their external designs creating a truly timeless and elegant statement that has and will last for generations. 

Loves Triumph: Swallow & Inflamed Heart

Handcrafted using the impression of a mid - late 18th century French wax seal, the swallow represents love and loyalty and is known for always returning to their loved ones. The inflamed heart is emblematic of an ardent or pure affection, someone who loves with their whole being and soul. Three stars can also be found on this crest, one on each side of the swallow and one below the heart for guidance and hope. The laurel is emblematic of triumph. 

Anchor Talisman 

Anchor L'Espérance me soutient ~ “Hope sustains me”

Handcrafted using the impression of an 1820’s French wax seal, this pendant features an anchor with the text ‘L'Espérance me soutient’ or ‘Hope sustains me’. The Anchor remains firm & steady in stormy seas and represents well-grounded hope.

Guiding Star 

Guiding Star Te perdant je suis perdu ~ “If I lose you I am lost”

Handcrafted using the impression of an 1820’s French wax seal, Cupid navigates his sail boat, working the sails guiding himself by the North Star. The text framing this pendant reads ‘Te perdant je suis perdu’ or ‘If I lose you I am lost’.

Lion 

Lion Hinc Orior {From Here I Rise}

Handcrafted using the impression of a British antique wax seal from the early 19th century. Lions are emblematic of one who is valiant of courage, strong of body and a foe to fear.

Challenge 

Challenge L'Obstacle excite mon ardeur ~ “Obstacles excite me”

Handcrafted using the impression of an 1830’s French wax seal, this pendant features a horse escaping the paddock by jumping the fence. Symbolic of strong emotions, and passionate desires, this piece also embodies one who is high spirited and loves nothing more than a challenge.

Four Leaf Clover 

Legend has it that each leaf on a four leaf clover has its own meaning; the first is hope, the second for faith, the third is love and the fourth, if you can find one, is for luck! Handcrafted from the impression of a British wax seal dating from the late 1800’s.

Plum & Posey is a Canadian jewelry brand located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Each Plum and Posey creation is skillfully crafted using the impressions of 1820 antique wax seals. Every design is intended to celebrate the exceptional artistry and craftsmanship of Georgian and Victorian era engravers. All of Plum & Posey’s wax seal contains a special and unique historical meaning that is reflected through their external designs creating a truly timeless and elegant statement that has and will last for generations. 

Oak Tree ~ Strength, Vitality, Guardianship 

Handcrafted using the impression of a late 19th century British wax seal, Oak trees are emblematic of durability, strength & vitality. Considered sacred by the ancient Celts they were revered and venerated as guardians.

Rose & Butterfly

Ta douceur est ma vie ~ “Thy sweetness is my life” 

Handcrafted using the impression of an 1830’s French wax seal, this pendant features a butterfly feeding from the nectar of a rosebud, in doing so this ensures the roses continued existence through pollination. They sustain one another. Butterflies symbolize the psyche or the soul, while roses imply true and pure love.