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Motherhood - Pelican in her Piety

Pour le miens {For my family}

Pelicans, in heraldry, represent filial or a mothers love for her children. According to legend, Pelicans, in times of great hunger, would pierce their breast offering up their own blood as nourishment for their offspring. Their selfless sacrifice ensuring the survival of their children. Handcrafted from a French wax seal dating to the 1830’s.

Materials: Sterling Silver
Size: 5/8" (14-15mm)