Life is short so live it well wearing a fabulous wax seal necklace depicting a skull and crossbones above the Latin word FUIT which means WAS.
MEMENTO MORI roughly translates remember that you must die. It is a grim reminder that life is short.
- description -
The skull sits above crossbones above the Latin word FUIT which translates WAS.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, both the skull and the crossed thighbones are symbolic of mortality. Make now matter.
Hand cast from an 18th century red wax seal impression of a skull above crossbones.
- approximate measurement - almost 5/8” (15mm)
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- photographed with a 1937 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.
Impressed with history!