Handcrafted from a vintage wax seal stamp from England, this talisman features a caduceus which is a staff entwined by two serpents, sometimes surmounted by wings. In Roman iconography, it was often depicted being carried in the left hand of Mercury, the messenger of the gods.
In North America, the caduceus is used as a symbol of medicine or the medical profession.
The fine silver talismen are approximately 3/4” and the cuff links are sterling silver.
Each piece of jewelry from The Silver Acorn comes packaged in a tasteful gift box with a meaning card ready for gift-giving.
Handcrafted in my studio in Spokane, Washington, each symbolic wax seal item from The Silver Acorn is hand-stamped in reclaimed fine silver or bronze and will be slightly different and uniquely yours.
Handcrafted from an antique medallion from France, this wax seal features archangel St. Michael – Patron Saint of police officers and soldiers. In the Hebrew Bible Michael is mentioned three times in the Book of Daniel, once as a "great...
Handcrafted from an antique wax seal from late 1800 England, this wax seal charm features a full bodied stag. The full stag denotes peace and harmony. Heraldic writers say of the stag: "One who will not fight unless provoked, a...
Handcrafted from a vintage wax seal stamp, this talisman feature the scales (specifically, a two pan, beam balance) which are one of the traditional symbols of justice, symbolizing the impartial deliberation, or “weighing,” of two sides in a legal dispute. Throughout...