Wax seal charm with a mythical Phoenix bird rising from the ashes amid fire and flames, and Italian caption "Step To A New Life" - antique inspirational wax seal jewelry pendant.
This listing is for one charm with a Phoenix in flames.
The words framing this piece reads in Italian:
Passo A Nuova Vita
(Step To A New Life)
I change into a new life.
The Phoenix represents resurrection, mind and spirit.
A symbol of power and strength.
A symbol of the renewal of oneself, better and stronger than before.
The charm depicts a Phoenix rising amid fire and flames, its wings displayed and elevated raised for flight, and its head upturned.
In Greek mythology the long-lived fire bird Phoenix is associated with the sun. It's a mystical and magical creature obtaining new life by rising from its predecessor. The old Phoenix seeking new birth from wished-for death. It bursts itself and its nest into fire, dies, and then being born again in a higher realm, it rises from the ashes.
* this listing is for one charm
* no frills - shipped with no meaning card, no gift packaging
* the charm is made of solid bronze
* the size is about 17x19mm
The antique wax seal used in creating this charm dates back to the to the 19th Century England.
The charms are made by hand in Myrtle Beach, SC, by RQP Studio.
Please note that the charm has been through a oxidization process to give it an antique, vintage patina. The antique seal has been pressed into the bronze by hand, and this gives each and every wax seal charm a unique look. The charms are hallmarked on the back with the RQP logo stamp. The wax seal charm you will receive is similar to the ones in the pictures.
* Some of the images (above) of the wax seal charms have been photographed close-up. If you have a hard time imagining the size of the charms, then it can be helpful to physically draw the dimensions of the wax seal charm on a piece of paper.
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