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History Of The Wax Seal, Ciphers & Fobs

History Of The Wax Seal, Ciphers & Fobs

Seals have been used since ancient times to seal goods and important communications. Seals were used as early as the seventh millennium B.C. to stamp impressions in clay.  In the fourth millennium B.C. carved cylinders that could be rolled over clay were being used in Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia included parts of modern day Iran, Syria & Turkey. The cylinder seals were used to create frieze-like designs on clay.
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A Brief History Of Charms Fobs Amulets And Talismans

A Brief History Of Charms Fobs Amulets And Talismans

This post will give you a brief history of how charms have been cherished through the ages and used as powerful talismans. In the middle of the post the various categories of charms are described and illustrated. The last section gives details of how to care for gold and silver charms.
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