In illuminated manuscripts, initials with images inside them, such as this item, are known as historiated initials. They were invented by the Insular art of the British Isles in the 8th century. Initials containing, typically, plant-form spirals with small figures of animals or humans that do not represent a specific person or scene are known as "inhabited" initials. Certain important initials, such as the B of Beatus vir ... at the opening of Psalm 1 at the start of a vulgate Latin psalter, could occupy a whole page of a manuscript. These specific initials, in an illuminated manuscript, also were called Initiums.
Traditionally, single letter monograms represent the surname (i.e., last name). That goes for both men and unmarried women. However, children usually identify with their first name much sooner than their last name, so an informal gift for a child or a teenager may use the initial of his/her first name or nickname.
/ Purchase Option /
- / Seal Only /One stamp with selected design. (H: 9cm, Diameter 30mm)
- / Classic Set /One stamp with selected design (H: 9cm, Diameter 30mm) and Three sealing wax stick (Color A, H, J), pack in a little beautiful Black Market pouch.
- / Standard Gift Set - Paper Box /Contain one stamp with selected design and kits with a book cover design paper box. The kits includes 1 metal spoon, 2 candles and 3 sealing wax sticks (color #A, #H, #J)
- / Deluxe Gift Set - Wooden Box /Contain one stamp with selected design and kits in a wooden gift box. The kits includes 1 metal spoon, 2 candles and 3 sealing wax sticks (color #A, #H, #J)
/ How to make a wax seal? /
- Cut a small piece (about 1 cm) of sealing wax into the spoon and melt it with a white candle.
- Drip the wax slowly on the design area to avoid bubbles.
- Stamp on the melting wax.
- Wait for 20-30 seconds for cooling down
- Remove the stamp slowly.
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/ Shipping Policy /
All wax seal stamp and sealing wax order cut off every Sunday 23:59 (GMT+8) and Wednesday 23:59 (GMT+8).The order placed and confirmed order details and draft (if applicable) by the Sunday cut off time, the order will be dispatch on coming Friday; while the order placed and confirmed order details and draft (if applicable) by the Wednesday cut off time, the order will be dispatch on next coming Tuesday. The above arrangement does not includes self-adhesive wax seal sticker and bulk purchase order. Other products cut off on every Sunday 23:59(GMT+8), the order placed and confirmed order details and draft (if applicable) by the Sunday cut off time, the order will be dispatch on next coming Friday; For the shipping arrangement of bulk purchase order and self-adhesive wax seal sticker, please contact our customer service. For more details about our shipping policy please refer to our terms and conditions at the following link; https://www.blackmarketintl.com/about/terms
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