Linda Wagner

The Silver Acorn

We all have the desire to belong and to connect. From the first cave drawings to today’s company logos or school mascots, we have used shared symbols to communicate with each other, form social and religious communities, remember together, comfort or inspire each other, and share our life stories. Symbols reflect what we are often unable to put into words. I collect symbolic antique and vintage wax stamps, wax seals from antique documents, and intaglios from the Grand Tour, from which I handcraft beautiful symbolic fine silver and bronze wax seal jewelry that has unique meaning or enduring symbolism. 281-794-1180

After spending twelve years in the software industry, with the last two years of it working remotely with my work desk right next to my jeweler’s bench, I feel extremely blessed to be able to pursue my true passion of jewelry making full-time. I love the nature of the handmade process with every piece differing slightly with its own variations and beauty. The Japanese refer to this as wabi sabi – a beauty of things imperfect. It’s the appreciation of the quirks and anomalies arising from the process of construction, which add uniqueness and elegance to the object.

Currently residing in Katy, just outside of Houston, Texas, I design and handcraft each piece in my home studio, with the support of my loving husband, my inquisitive stepdaughter, and two loyal, but lazy dogs by my side.