OMNIA VANITAS - an outstanding skull wax seal necklace... ALL IS VANITY
- description -
A skull surrounded by the Latin words OMNIA VANITAS which translate ALL IS VANITY.
The word VANITAS is Latin and means emptiness, worthlessness and unreality. It's describing the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all things.
- symbolism -
In heraldry, the skull symbolizes mortality.
Hand cast from a Georgian era (1714 - 1830) multiple glass seal set from a lovely red leather case.
- approximate measurement - 3/4" by 5/8" (20mm x 17mm)
- shown with a 1937 US dime, same size as todays dime
- wax seal charm metal - fine silver (.999 pure and recycled silver)
- 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!