Life is short so live it well wearing a fabulous skull and crossbones surrounded by the ouroboros wax seal necklace pendant.
- description -
The skull sits above crossbones and that little closed circle surrounding the skull and crossbones is actually a snake devouring its tail... an ancient symbol called the ouroboros, it represents the concept of eternity and endless return, as well as the unity of time’s beginning and end. the infinite nature of time and the eternal.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, both the skull and crossbones are symbolic of mortality.
The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity, wholeness, and the circle of life.
Memento Mori roughly translates remember that you must die. It is a grim reminder that life is short so make now matter.
Hand cast from an 1880 black onyx swivel fob wax seal shown in the photos but not available for purchase.
- approximate measurement - 7/8” (21mm)
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- photographed with an old US dime for scale
- chain - a sterling silver cable chain with a spring ring clasp.
- select the necklace chain length or just the charm at checkout.
More chains, charm catchers and swivel fobs are available here. And if you'd prefer an oxidized chain (antiqued) to the shiny chain shown, simply make this request at checkout in the "add a note to your order" box.
Impressed with history!