Posts Tagged ‘wax seals’

Easy to Customize Wax Seals

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Wax seals have been in the market since a very long time and are used for carrying out both official as well as business purposes. They are generally used to seal either some documents, official papers, wires or other similar materials. The seal signifies that the document has not been opened yet and also verifies the identity of the sender. It can be used for generating impressions of other seals as well. They are also used for sealing purposes like for sealing letters, envelopes and much more.

These wax seals can be easily customized and personalized as per the necessity of the individuals. They make very attractive gifts for your dear ones on special occasions. They can be embossed in multiple ways as their shapes and sizes vary. The seals come in huge varieties of beautiful colors like blue, gold, black, white, yellow and green. A large variety of synthetic colors are also available now-a-days. (more…)

The History and Current Usage of Sealing Wax

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Sealing wax is a substance which after melting quickly hardens (to paper, parchment, ribbons and wire, and other material) and becomes difficult to separate after being bonded to paper or other materials. Wax is used to verify something such as a document is unopened, to verify the sender’s identity, for example with a signet ring and as decoration or attaching impressions of seals to documents. Sealing wax can also be used to take impressions of other seals. Wax seal was used to seal letters and later (from about the 16th century) envelopes. (more…)