Saturday, November 22, 2014
Coming soon to Metal Corset II-Sterling silver wax seal jewelry created with this spectacular Georgian Ormolu hardstone intaglio wax seal wheel (ormolu is defined as a gold-colored alloy of copper, zinc, and sometimes tin, cast into desired shapes and often gilded, used especially in the 18th century for decorating furniture and making ornaments).
The six engraved wax seal intaglios depict the following:
~Skull with the Latin motto, ""Es Fui Sum Eris," translated to, "I am, you will be."
~Winged cherub holding an anchor representing Hope with the motto, "The Best Gift of Love."
~Compass with French motto, "Agitée Mais Constante," translated to, "Agitated, but constant."
~A hand holding a beer stein with the Scottish motto, "For Auld Lang Syne" translated to, "Days gone by.
~A violin with either the numbers 66 or 99.
~Sun rising over mountains with French motto, "Je Reviendrai," translated to, "I will return."
See listing below, "Sterling Silver Wax Seal Jewelry," to view a few items created with this amazing Georgian wax seal wheel.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Keep a weather eye on Metal Corset II for jewelry reproduced in sterling silver depicting this spectacular Victorian rebus puzzle wax seal fob.
A rebus is an illusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words.
This rebus intaglio depicts an eye (I), winged cherub/cupid holding a bow (love) and a yew tree (you) = I love you.
What a great "expression of love" to give that special someone dear to heart.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Memento mori is a Latin phrase translated to, "Remember you will die." You know, kind of an ecclesiastical way of keeping humanity in check. :-)
This Georgian wax seal fob depicts a crowned skull and crossbones under the motto, "MEMENTO MORI," flanked by a sovereign's orb and fleur de lis sceptor.
Last photo shows the impression in sterling silver.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Some already listed to Metal Corset II. Check 'em out!
Friday, August 8, 2014
a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters.
The intaglio depicts an eye (I), maiden leaning on an anchor (hope), yew tree (you), the letter R (are), and a well (well). I HOPE YOU ARE WELL.
Keep a weather eye on Metal Corset II for fine silver pendants created with this amazing rebus wax seal fob intaglio!
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The photo above is this amazing antique wax seal cast in sterling silver.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Monday, July 7, 2014
Soon to come to Metal Corset II: Fine silver flaming heart pendants created with this Victorian intaglio wax seal signet ring.
Keep a weather eye on Metal Corset II for their debut.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The 21 wax seal matrices are stored inside an original brass tube which also functions as the stamp handle. The wax seals are easily interchanged by unscrewing the tube top.
Snake-unite or die
Sunrise-I will return
Bird-notre notre pour les Mienne
Heart-il est a vous
Bird/twig- je ne chante que pour toi
Flower basket- il sait me chercher
Heart/arrow-Il Est Blesse
Flower/leaves-fia ema purge?
Cherub/dog- la fidèle me guide
Ship-such as life
Eye- il vous maigre
Flowers- sonnerie oi?
Cat tails-je me ???? destine
Candlestick/butterfly-piacia conduce a morte???
Pansy sprig-forget me not???
Dove/twig-?? La paix
Twig/leaves- sempre lo stesso
Man/walking stick-toujours gai
Mushroom- giovane e mature
Candlestick- il me Claire
Snail-always at home
Comet- Mon feu suit partout
Anchor-hope in thee
ArrowÀ Mon But
Wreath-Per Te Se Fai Bene
Flower/sun-sans toi il meurt
Flower- menos abierta mas Hermosa
Fire-vive et purs