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Create Your Own Family Crest Custom Wax Seal Stamp from our Templates 1 1/8" die Rosewood Handle

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Select your Helmet/Mantle: Please select an option

Sku: LS956B1

Create the Family Crest you always wished you had! Let us customize your own design with your selection of elements from top to bottom!

  • State-of-the-art laser engravings right here on our premises in the USA.
  • 10 Helmet/Mantle combinations to select from
  • 32 Shields - Initials, Monograms & Heraldic Emblems of your own selection
  • Your Family Name in Banner
  • Standard Rosewood Handle 3 1/2" tall-removeable interchangeable handle
  • Sealing Instructions included
  • A great gift to give or receive!

Our Brass die is made in Italy of Premium uncoated Brass for best stamping results.

Classic Wood Handle is made of premium FSC® certified Birchwood.

All Handles are removeable and interchangeable with our other types of handles.

We reserve the right to substitute another color Wood Handle color if necessary.

Laser Engraved in our studios in the USA with precise detailing.

Works with all types of Sealing Waxes- Our Premium Waxes are recommended for best impressions.

We suggest cooling the die face on an ice pack if you are making lots of impressions. Tip: Wipe the die dry before putting into wax-this will help avoid water rings in impression.

Brass die will develop a natural patina over time – just clean occasionally with a Brass Cleaning Cloth.

Engraving Customization: Please enter the Name or Motto you wish engraved in the Banner. Maximum Letters:12. If you are ordering a Monogram or Initial Shield, please enter Initial(s) first and then the Name or Text, separated by a Slash- Ex.: AMG/Wiilliams. If you are selecting a shield that does not have a Monogram or an Initial style, please enter only your Banner text.

Optional: If you have your own Shield Design, please provide artwork (black and white/ colored art) and we will insert your own Shield. Additional fees may apply if the art is not suitable for engraving.

Proofs: You will receive a free proof of your layout for your approval before we proceed with your order. If you do not like the combination, we will provide one free alternate proof. Additional proofs will incur a $5 fee per proof.

More Details about the Elements of Family Crests:
The Helm and Mantle: Originally intended to shield the knight from the heat of the sun and to ward off rain, the mantle was a piece of cloth placed over the helmet, draping down the back to the base of the helm. The mantle is often embellished with the artistic coat of arms to give prominence to the arms and crest.

The helm or helmet is used to indicate the rank of the bearer of the arms from the gold full-faced helm of royalty to the steel helmet with closed visor of a gentleman. By the end of the 13th century many nobles and knights had adopted a secondary hereditary device called a crest. Most commonly made of feathers, leather, or wood, the crest was used to help distinguish the helm, similar to the device on the shield.

The Shield: The escutcheon or field on which are placed the bearings in coats of arms is known as the shield. This comes from the fact that in medieval times the shield borne on the arm of a knight was ornamented with various devices in order to identify him to his friends in the midst of battle. Also known as a heater, the shield displays the unique colors and charges (lions, designs, etc. that appear on the shield) that. Shield shapes may vary according to their geographical origin as well as the time period.

The Motto or Name: Not officially granted with a coat of arms, mottos are a phrase which incorporates the basic philosophy of the family or an ancient war cry. They may or may not be present on an individual coat of arms, and are normally placed below the shield and can be supplanted with the Family Name.

Production Times:

Stock Items: Ship in 1-2 business days.

Custom Items: Standard Production times are listed on the individual products. Rush Production services are available on select items and are listed as an option when applicable.

Shipping Times: Please note packages may ship using a variety of carriers and while some packages may arrive on weekends, most services are delivered Monday-Friday (business days) and should be considered when placing your order.

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Shipping Time


Economy Free Shipping over $75.00

3-6 Days


Flat Rate Shipping: < 1 Lb.

3-6 Days


Standard: 1-3 lbs.

2-4 Days


Standard: 4-10 lbs.

2-4 Days


Standard: 10+ lbs.

2-4 Days


2 Day Service: 1-3 lbs.

2 Business Days


2 Day Service: 4-10 lbs.

2 Business Days


2 Day Service: 10+ lbs.

2 Business Days


Next Day Service: 1-3 lbs.

1 Business Day


Next Day Service: 4-10 lbs.

1 Business Day


Next Day Service: 10+ lbs.

1 Business Day


Shipments over 15 lbs. will incur additional charges. You will be advised before your order ships.

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  • We offer both DHL Express, UPS and Postal Service options
  • Some rural areas will have additional costs for extended delivery service
  • If your shipment is over 6 lbs. we will quote a shipping cost to you first.



You may return any unused stock item for any reason within 30 days from receipt.  Custom Products are not subject to cancel or return except for defects in the order. Please view our Return Policy here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 57 reviews
R.V. McKevitt
Family Crest

I decided on the 1 3/8" (35mm) die for my Irish family crest and although it is large, it ended up being the best size for this kind of seal. Nostalgic Impressions worked with me, back and forth to ensure the detail would come out as I envisioned, which was paramount in achieving the success I was looking for with this purchase. Their recommendations were absolutely the best course and I appreciated them being as engaged with this project as I was. Having a family crest wax seal is definitely a statement piece, and it needs a lot of wax to look good but it is absolutely worth having for correspondence up to the next level. I am very pleased with this seal and it will be an heirloom item to pass down to the next generation.

Jennifer F.
Golden seal of approval

The stamp was made very well. Purchased with another stamp kit, the wax used is very good quality giving a detail impression. It was as described giving the family crest a perfection seal during each use. As you see in the photo my wax stamp work is still in training.(Determining how much wax to use with each seal)

Jayme Irizarry
A great product and very good customer service. They have met my needs on 3 projects!!

Jayme I.

We were truly impressed with the wax seal

We were truly impressed with the wax seal, it was so detailed and our
customer has already contacted us and they are so happy, they could
not believe how each part shows up so beautifully. Thanks for a job
well done!

Great Product

This is a wonderful product, well made and of high quality