Encircle your finger with a seriously small skull wax seal ring.
You could leave life right now... let that determine what you do and say and think ~ Aurelius
- description -
A tiny statement ring with a solitary skull on a slim round wire sterling silver band
~ memento mori wax seal jewelry.
- 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 wax seal measurement - just over 1/4" (8mm)
- shown with an old US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- new - select thin (1.2mm) or thick (2mm) band width
- flat wire band - (1.2mm) sterling silver
- flat band - (2mm) sterling silver
- please note that this listing is for one ring.
Impressed with history!