An antique wax seal collection
Wax seal handles were made in all different types of wood, and woodturning cut the handles into beautiful shapes.
Another popular handle material was bone. Below is a collection of ox bone and ivory handles.
Mottos and meaningful symbols were often engraved on colorful gemstones or pastes.
Wax seals were produced in different metal types such as brass, steel and silver.
As popularity grew, the wax seal makers created more models, and some were different types of multi seals. The seals below have a matrix on each side. There are cubes, single spinner and multiple spinner seals.
There are some beautiful examples of spinning wheel seals. Take a look below!
A close up detail reveals the true beauty of the workmanship.
Here is another one up close.