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A lovely skull wax seal ring with 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. 

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull is a symbol of mortality and a reminder that death comes to all living things and life is short so make now matter.

- approximate measurement - 5/8” x a little more than 5/8" (15mm x 17mm)
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- ring band metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- flat ring band approximately 3/32" wide (2mm wide)
- photographed with an old US dime for scale

Hand cast from a beautiful gemstone wheel wax seal, that dates back to the Georgian era (1714 - 1830) and shown in the photo but not available for purchase.

*of historical note - it's written in the old Latin alphabet style when the shape of the letter V represented both the vowel U and the consonant V.

Impressed with history!