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There are additions that include a gift box, and/or a stick of sealing wax. Included with this purchase is a stick of high quality sealing wax, allowing for its immediate use on arrival. Change stamps how often you wish without having to worry with getting your screw rusty or worn out, mainly due to the metal’s high quality and durability. After that you can paint without having to wait again at all. Often there are many to make and so the wax and stamp combinations in this project can be very useful. It was just this last December when we were looking at their Books Reading Writing Wax Seal Stamps. Lastly, I’m smiling reading their message at the top of their pages which I’m including here. The colours are a choice, but often lighter colours are used in the central area and darker colours at the top and bottom of the colour band.

Postal Service number one in overall service performance of the posts in the top 20 wealthiest nations in the world. A good tip is to print a larger number of cards with the stamp image and then leave them all to dry together. Finally, leave the wax to fully dry. For immediate use you can overlay a doubled layer of tissue and then iron with a clean warm iron to instantly dry off the fresh ink. Alternatively, leave the ink to dry naturally. Is it best to leave the existing result or perhaps add some decor or a border? This gives a stronger and darker result. The shellac and turpentine formed a brownish red transparency which allowed the mica to be seen and formed a sort of aventurine. In the 19th century, sealing wax was a material made by the melting of lac or rosin with turpentine and pigments. Secondly, use some clear wax on the iron in the area that will pass over the stamped image. Do this for every new stamped card that you begin to apply wax onto. In the 1880’s sealing wax was confined to those courtly correspondences, express parcels containing valuables for security, money parcels sent by express or foreign dispatches.

It was seen that sealing wax in the 1880s was more commonly used in Great Britain than in America. Sealing wax came in sticks. It continues to be a treat to look at the beautiful sealing waxes, wax seal stamps, tools and accessories, fine stationery, wax stamp and their sale categories. Wooden handle stamp – this is the classic wax stamp. Measuring 0.98in (2.5cm) in diameter, you can screw it in every wax seal handle we sell here, due to it’s universal screw mouth. The Masonic Wax Sealing Stamp is a spectacular accessory for the Mason who desires privacy and embraces the tried and true methods of history. Who knows, you can even learn how to cope with it by taking your own advice. Mini brass stamp – this is our smallest stamp, with a stamp head of just 10mm. The designs include numbers and a few simple images which can be viewed here.

Among the new items, I’m seeing a “Fighting Covid19 Wax Seal Stamps” of timely designs. Wax sealing stamps are spectacularly useful for those who seek to keep their correspondence private, as they dramatically increase the difficulty of the contents being secretly observed. At the Design Station, all our wax seal stamps are inspired by our customers, no matter the font, the text or the design, our creations are only limited by your imagination. Sometimes sealing wax was marbled by working the two, three or more colored waxes together when in a semi-fluid state. The gothic letter wax seal stamps is perfect for sealing gift cards or gift packages personalized with your initial. Hold the stamp in position for 40 seconds so the wax has time to harden before pulling the stamp away. Then, hold an ignited lighter up to a candle or crayon and let the melting wax drip onto the part of the envelope where you want your seal. Adding a wax seal to your envelope or papers certainly adds a touch of class.

If you are posting a letter with a wax seal, it’s best to request your stamp to be “hand canceled” at the counter. Christmas cards are something we all enjoy sending and receiving. There are 13 images created for cards in this video tutorial. You can see the entire list of colours we used in these cards further down this page. You can also use a stencil if you have a particular font or graphic you want to create. Can wax seals be mailed? Black sealing wax was made with the common lamp black. This sealing stamp is crafted for functionality with a smooth rounded grip made of wood and a metal stamp. First carefully positioning the stamp above the card where you want the image to be. If you want more than off-the-shelf, mass produced symbols or letters for your wax seal, you’re at the right place to have a custom made wax seal at Stamps Plus.