A duet of solitary tiny bronze skull wax seal dangle earrings... memento mori! These small golden bronze skull dangle earrings are captivating treasures reminding us that death comes to all living things.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull symbolizes mortality so make now matter.
Hand cast from just a portion of an antique Georgian wheel wax seal (1714 - 1830), shown in the last photograph.
The full size wax seal depicts the skull surrounded by Latin words ES FUI SUM ERIS which translate AS YOU ARE NOW SO ONCE WAS I, AS I AM NOW SO MUST YOU BE or YOU ARE AS I HAVE BEEN, YOU WILL BE AS I AM
- approximate measurement - 3/8” (10mm)
- wax seal charm metal - bronze
- ear wires - gold filled
- little plugs for the ear wires are included so that if you use them you won't lose an earring
Impressed with history!