Memento mori… a seriously small and simple 14k yellow gold skull wax seal necklace pendant - gorgeous gold wax seal jewelry. This gold skull charm is a captivating tiny treasure reminding us that death comes to all living things.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull symbolizes mortality.
- approximate measurement - between 1/4" - 3/8” (8mm)
- wax seal charm metal - solid 14k gold
- photographed with a US dime
- charm only but you can find sterling silver chains here.
Hand crafted from just a portion of an antique Georgian wheel wax seal (1714 - 1830), shown in the photographs, the full size wax seal depicting a skull surrounded by the Latin sentiment ES FVI SVM ERIS which translates AS YOU ARE NOW SO ONCE WAS I, AS I AM NOW SO MUST YOU BE.
Find tiny skull wax seal pendants in other metals here.
note - photo props are not available for purchase
Impressed with history!