Handcrafted from an antique wax seal stamp, this talisman depicts a dove in flight with an olive branch close by with the French words "LA PAIX" featured above. The English translation of this is "THE PEACE" and both dove and olive branch are universal symbols of peace.
The seal dates to around the same period as the battle of Waterloo (1815) which ended the Napoleonic wars, so it is possible that this seal was commissioned as a celebration of the peace in Europe which ensued.
The fine silver talisman is approximately 3/4” x 5/8” round and hangs on a 18" stainless steel baby ball chain that closes with a ball chain connector clasp. Other types of chains are sold separately.
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.
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