Vintage Seal Agate Red
Vintage Seal Agate Red Arabic writing engraved.
Antique personal seal red agate stone with ancient inscription Arabic letters. 17th century , found in the middle east.
Dimension 1.1 cm X 1.3 cm X 0.4 cm approximately.
In ancient times, because of illiteracy , one used to have his own symbol as a substitute for signature. There were different kinds of personal seals , some were made in stones, silver or gold metals and semi precious stones. The engraving on seal could be a name or a phrase or an animal. The use of seal was a device to seal letters with the use of hot wax with the seal embossed on.