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Winged Hourglass - You Can't Fight Time

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Meaningful Gift

Meaningful Gift

Handmade in the USA

Handmade in the USA

Every purchase gives back

Every purchase gives back

Hassel free Returns & Exchanges

Hassel free Returns & Exchanges

Pictured is a Winged Hourglass with the French caption reading "la violence n y fait rien", meaning you can't fight time, or change it. Time passes quickly, make the most of it. In heraldry, the hourglass is a symbol of time and it's swift passage, a reminder that time waits for no one........

Let this necklace be a daily reminder of times swift passage, nothing can stop it, nothing change. Make the most of every day!

  • Your jewelry comes ready to gift in our signature box with a wax seal meaning card tucked inside. 
  • Size: 5/8" in diameter
  • Materials: Sterling Silver
  • Chain Option: You may chose from a variety of sterling chains *See last picture for reference.
  • Handmade with love in Ohio ♥

Our wax seal jewelry collection is handmade using antique wax seals. To learn more about our process and how we make them, you can read this blog post "What is Wax Seal Jewelry".  

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We have a great blog post that walks you through How to Select the Perfect Necklace Chain

Keep in mind that most jewelry is delicate to some degree. Unfortunately, no matter what you do to protect it, metal will dull and tarnish over time. Contact with lotion, perfume, and daily perspiration will eventually take its toll on jewelry. Moisture and humidly make this happen even faster.

We have also found that if you live close to the ocean or in an area that is more humid, your jewelry may need extra care to keep it looking shiny and new. And, as convenient as it may be to store your jewelry in the bathroom, this too is a bad idea. Store your jewelry in airtight containers or a resealable plastic bag when not in use, this will protect your piece from humidity and prevent tarnishing and scratches when not in use.

A clever little trick is to place a piece of chalk or a silica packet, (you know the kind that comes with a new pair of shoes or purse?) in your jewelry box to collect humidity and delay tarnish. For all of these situations you'll find that a quick wipe with a polishing cloth will return it's luster and remove any tarnish.

You love your jewelry, we get it, but we always recommend removing it before working out or doing household chores that cause perspiration, this will quickly dull your jewelry and you'll find the back of your pendant will look as though it's collected a layer of grime.

The most frequent question we receive is how to remove this build up. We sell little polishing pads that are cellular foam with permanently bonded micro-abrasives that will quickly remove the build up. 

We believe in extraordinary customer service and want you to be happy with your purchase.

To return your non-custom or non-personalized jewelry item, please contact us within fourteen (14) days of the purchase date to make arrangements and receive a Return Authorization number. Items must be received within twenty-one (21) days for a refund or store credit.  Items must be in "new" and unworn condition in its original packaging. Include your full name and Return Authorization number on the order.  

We will refund the purchase price to the original method of payment minus the shipping costs, unless the error was ours, we are happy to return the shipping fees.

We are also happy to issue a store credit which will go to the purchase of another item in our store.

Exchanges may incur additional shipping charges.

Sale items and custom orders are final sale and cannot be returned.

When will my order arrive? Every order you place at SWJ is finished to order. Please allow 3-5 business days for us to process your order plus transit time.  

*Please note that rings are custom made to order and take up to 2 weeks create and finish.

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    Clare H.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Absolutely delighted with my purchase

    This was a very special gift for my aunty and the meaning is just so heartfelt. Shannon and team made the most beautiful necklace and it came with the most beautiful packaging and detail and notes about the product. My aunty was overwhelmed with this special meaningful gift and absolutely loves it. Thank you so much to the team it means the world. Clare

    Heather S.

    I love the pendant. Nice impression and size is just as described.

    Jenn T.

    This is beautiful and while I personally did not pay attention to exactly what it says in the description, which was smaller than I wanted, it is still beautiful. Thank you for your attention to my questions as well. Very responsive.

    Lisa H.

    I wish I could tap "LOVE IT" 5 times!!! Shannon, Shannon, Shannon, I cannot express the joy that came over me while opening your package last night! Everything is just perfect, absolutely perfect. From the chain to the way you placed the pieces to the divine pieces themselves to the way it hangs around my neck and to the way it makes a twinkling(only way to describe) sound as I walk, it is all perfection and well worth it! I am so glad you have the little cards with the history of the seal as well(I was hoping). I just can't say enough. Shannon is great at communicating and working with you to achieve what YOU want. Her packaging is exquisite. People, if you're looking and thinking and looking and thinking...just do it!! I promise that this will be your most favorite piece of jewelry and money well spent. Shannon, I'll b back!!!