A small skeleton resting in a coffin necklace pendant ... sterling silver whimsigoth memento mori wax seal jewelry
- symbolism -
In heraldry, a skeleton is symbolic of mortality.
Memento mori, a reminder that death comes to all living things and life is short so make now matter.
- approximate wax seal measurement - 7/8" x 1/4" (23mm x 8mm) and almost 1/8" thickness
- photographed next to a US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- charm only - chains sold separately here
Hand crafted in wax from just a portion of a large Georgian era (1714 - 1830) desk wax seal, then carved into the coffin shape and lost wax cast in sterling silver.
Find the full size skeleton and widow wax seal necklace here, as well as other varieties made with the large wax seal.
More chains, charm catchers and swivel fobs are available here.
Impressed with history!