A fabulous skull and crossbones wax seal ring, the skull sitting beneath a draping of laurel ... meaningful memento mori wax seal jewelry
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull and crossbones are symbolic of mortality and a reminder that death comes to all living things ... the Latin sentiment MEMENTO MORI means remember your death and is meant to inspire you to intentionally think about your own death every day, as a means of appreciating the present and focus on the future.
- approximate wax seal measurement - almost 1” x 1" (24 x 26mm)
- shown with an old US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- ring band - sterling silver wide band 1/4" wide (6mm wide)
Hand crafted from an 18th century skull and bones desk wax seal.
Impressed with history!