Custom Wax Seals in the Details

Wax seals have been used for centuries to convey status, power, individuality through ones correspondence and to authenticate identity. Wax seals were an indisputable mark of the affirmation of one's intentions, words and wishes. They are as unique as the person, couple or family they represent.

Much less common today they now convey elegance, nostalgia and a bespoke aesthetic. Sealing wax comes in every color imaginable and the wax seal handle can be custom engraved with any design. From monograms to simple initials to elegant crests to rustic or contemporary takes on everything from a sweet honeybee to a antique key.

gold wax seals

Wax seals impart an old world beauty, recalling quiet moments with quill and pen. Wax seals have been around since medieval times and with modern technology you can easily create a personal seal. If you are short on time and want to keep it simple with pre-made self-adhesive seals or experience the smells, texture and warmth of the traditional melted wax method or take the middle ground and let a glue gun do the heating for you.

custom wax seal in dark magenta

Creamy white wax seals impressed with a honeybee design finishes a deckle edged invitation overlaid with vellum and wrapped in a silk ribbon. See the full white and gray intimate wedding reception. 

white wax seal with bee design

Elegant neutral wedding invitation suite for Santa Ynez celebration finished with off set gold wax seal on gold hand-dyed silk ribbon. 

elegant neutral wedding suite with gold wax seal

A custom gold wax seal with initial was the final touch for a 50th Birthday Invitation. We love the blue custom watercolor envelope liner, blue gray dip dye envelopes. 

Custom invitations with wax seal

We love mixing contemporary clean lines and bold fonts with silk ribbon and a wax seal. The oval gold seal impressed with a tree finishes this invitation beautifully. 
contemporary brown and gold invitation
Wax seals can offer an unexpected surprise to wedding favors and gifts. Use the to turn a simple gift into something unforgettable. Matching the ink with the wax helps keep the aesthetic streamlined.
wax seal on wedding favors
The engaged couple's initials were impressed into fuchsia wax seals to complete these welcome notes for wedding guests at a late summer Sun Valley wedding. 

For the release party of the 10th anniversary bottle of Effervescence by Artiste Winery at The Villa at Sunstone we created custom wax seals and mini envelopes. Each envelope contained artwork significant to the company's history. We love taking this idea and using it for wedding favor tags with gold wax seal on bottles of champagne for guests. Perfect for a vineyard wedding in wine country. 

Wax seal on wine bottles

gold wax seal on wine bottles for celebration
Vintage pink rose floral wedding invitation with floral liner, and custom wax seal in gold by Honey Paper for a Santa Barbara wedding. See the full vintage rose suite here.
vintage rose wedding invitation suite
Custom wax seals for Rani Hoover Inspired Weddings and Events. Designed from the two "OO"s in her logo. Love these with the two tone gold on Bordeaux. 

Rani Hoover Stamp Wax

Antique inspired rose wedding invitation with hand-dyed burgundy silk ribbon and custom initial wax seal. See the full outdoor garden wedding here. 

rose invitation with wax seal

Short on time? Have your monogram embossed on self-adhesive seals. Use them for mini envelopes, wedding favors or swing tags.
Honey Paper Wax Seal

Elegant monogram gold wax seal using hot glue gun method.

gold wax seal using hot glue gun wax

Rose inspired floral invitation suite with deckled edges overlaid with gold vellum and magenta custom wax seal.

Invitation with wax seal

Vintage rose lined envelope and elegant navy font on pale peach paper make for a beautiful wedding invitation suite. Peach pouch sealed with a hand dyed silk ribbon and navy wax seal.

Rose Garden Invitation with wax seal

Sun bleached brown kraft envelopes lined with olive branch design wedding invitations were sent wrapped in a buttery white ribbon and completed with a golden wax initial seal. See the full wine country wedding at Sunstone Villa here. 

neutral wedding invitation for wine country wedding

Add a wax seal to your thank you letters or happy birthday cards. Shop our collection of botanical prints and notecards which are perfect for everyday correspondence. 

botanical watercolors with gold wax seal

Wax seals come in an array of rich colors and seal handles can be engraved with any design. They have the power to add personality, old world beauty and a sense of nostalgia to your wedding stationery, table settings or business cards. Create something special for an upcoming event or even personalize your everyday correspondence. Have a project in mind? We would love to hear about it!

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