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Newport Seal Necklace
Hand cast from a large, oval wax seal featuring a sheep with the words, "Seal of Newport Rhoade Island Covnsel," attributed to Arnold Collins, 1696. This seal was used by William Coddington, Council Clerk of Newport, on an order of the Town Council dating September 18, 1729. Cast here in Newport, Rhode Island in both silver and bronze and comes with 18” coordinating chain.
Local artist Sue Gray has been hand-crafting timeless jewelry for 29 years from fine metals, sea glass, semi-precious gemstones, and pearls, all while finding inspiration in history. Gray’s vast personal collection of antique wax seals and fobs are used to create molds for her handmade charms and pendants.
Newport’s 400 year history is full of skilled craftspeople and entrepreneurs whose work has transformed the City by Sea. We’re happy to be partnering with local artisans and leaders who are making history today.