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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 symbolizes mortality and the crossed thighbones symbolize 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 - fine silver (.999 pure and recycled silver)
- photographed with a 1937 US dime, same size as todays dime
- 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!