RQP Studio's wax seal necklaces let's you express yourself with wearable art, or send a message to someone special.
Omnia Vincit Amor ~ Love Conquers All. Cupid riding on a wild lion, playing on the strings of a harmony harp, symbolizing that Love can conquer anything.
The winged heart under a crown is a popular design nowadays as a tattoo or logo etc. This necklace was made from a wax seal, its design dates to the 1800's.
Esto Quod Esse Videris is a Latin motto meaning "Be What You Seem To Be". Just be yourself and don't try to be somebody else just for impressions sake.
Antique wax seal necklaces with symbolic designs, meaningful mottos and whimsical pictograms. Little pieces of history in recycled fine silver & bronze.
RQP Studio's own unique gift packaging for silver wax seal necklaces. A clear box, with description of the antique wax seal used in creating the jewelry.
The antique wax seals that are used in making the jewelry date back to the 18th and 19th Century. Most of the seals & intaglios come from England or France.
RQP Studio is a small company located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States. We mostly work in metal; fine silver, recycled bronze etc.
In our studio we prefer to work with things that are antique, vintage. Our antique wax seals is a perfect example of that. Creating wax seal jewelry using the actual antique seals and intaglios that was used back then... Onehundredandninety years ago. Very inspiring!
We always work hard on retrieving the perfect impression of the seals into the metal. That will make the end result of the jewelry so much better.
RQP Studio has hundreds of different antique wax seals, each with its own motto and symbol. That translates to a lot of different designs to choose from.
Wax seal necklaces and pendants with mottos in many different languages such as French, Latin, German, Spanish, Italian and English.
When you buy a piece of RQP Studio jewelry you'll receive a card that explains the meaning of it. You'll get the motto translation and the meaning of the design.
Many of the seals have a quote above a pictogram, and its symbolic meaning can be traced back to books from the 1600's. Emblem books written for kings and queens, with words and images to inspire, console and to love and behold.
Keepsake jewelry for you and your loved ones, and handcrafted in the United States.
From white to black to polished to perfection. The work of finishing a fine silver piece takes time and many production steps until it's completed, finished and ready to be shipped out to you.
RQP Studio makes everything from scratch - handmade even down to the unique packaging.
In our studio in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we enjoy working with the antique seals as tools for creating these little pieces of art.
Polishing off some of the blackened oxidation patina on the fine silver charms really brings out the look of the design, don't you agree?
The old mottos, symbols, quirky and whimsical inscriptions of the wax seal designs still resonates today, some two-three hundred years later.
They are fabulously meaningful, and a great way to celebrate the Present with designs from the Past.