Motherly Love - Pelican with Chicks

Handcrafted from an antique wax seal stamp from early 1800 England, this talisman features, the mother pelican plucking at her own breast in order to draw blood to feed her baby chicks - a symbol of ultimate motherly love and self-sacrifice. This is also a symbol of the Eucharist - Jesus shed his blood for us. Many family crests, churches and cathedrals across the Christian world display such an image.

This fine silver talisman is approximately a 1/2” x 5/8” oval and hangs from an 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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