Wax Seal Charm Necklace - I Do It For My Family - Live and die for those we love
Pictured is a mother pelican dashing her chest to feed her two babies, surrounded by the caption "Tout Pour les Minne" which translates to "I do it for mine" or "I do it for my family".
Self-sacrifice and charitable nature; When feeding her young ("in her piety"), symbolizes the duties of a parent or parental love. A mother feeding her little baby pelicans is rooted in an ancient legend which preceded Christianity. The legend was that in time of famine, the mother pelican wounded herself, striking her breast with the beak to feed her young with her blood to prevent starvation. Another version of the legend was that the mother fed her dying young with her blood to revive them from death, but in turn lost her own life.
☛Your jewelry comes beautifully GIFT BOXED and INCLUDES a CARD with the CHARMS MEANING & SYMBOLISM, READY FOR GIFTING!
►Size: pendant measures 5/8" x 3/4" in diameter
►Materials: Sterling Silver
►Necklace Option: You may chose to order JUST the pendant or select from a variety of sterling chains available in shiny silver or antiqued silver finishes from the drop down menus.
►Charm Only Option: If you chose to order the charm only it will come on a 5mm sterling jump ring that you may thread onto your own necklace.
♡♡ This pendant is made using the original wax seal that dates to the mid 1800's. The charm has been given an antique patina to bring out all the details. Please note that the picture has been enlarged so you can see the detail. Each one is handmade to order, unique and one-of-a-kind in every regard.
Every Shannon Westmeyer piece is handmade to order using the original wax seal and vintage castings once we receive your order. We stand behind our products and craftsmanship and want you to be 100% satisfied with your jewelry. Please allow 5-7 business days for the creation of your jewelry in addition to shipping times. Also, a friendly reminder that each listing includes the measurements of the wax seal charm, please read carefully so you're not disappointed or surprised when you receive your jewelry! We gladly accept returns on any non-personalized items for exchange of refund within 30 days of the original purchase date.
LOVE IT!!! Little smaller than I expected, but overall very happy with this charm.
Shannon is a very nice seller, she took the time to create a charm with all my requirements by mailing me until understand exactly what I wanted. My charm it's just perfect ??. Packaging is so beautiful. It's the best I've ever received from a store. All the pendants have a beautiful silky finish so classy. Excellent workmanship ??.
Could not have loved this more. My mother couldn't believe how beautiful this necklace was when I gave it to her at my wedding. She hasn't taken it off since. Truly amazing pieces.
Necklace was ordered at the end of November and was made and delivered with a week to spare for Christmas! It is beautiful and reflects the individual work and craftsmanship put into it. My mother was moved to tears receiving it. It arrived very well presented and ready to give along with a written description of the meaning behind the seal.
All in all I would purchase from this seller again, her work is stunning and I am very pleased with what I have received.
This necklace was even more beautiful than it looks in the pictures, and it is the perfect gift my friend expecting twins. It arrived beautifully packaged and with a little card detailing the symbolism behind the charm. Shannon was excellent to work with, and she even shipped it out for me the week of Christmas. She'll be my go-to for future jewelry needs.
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