Georgian Skeleton Ring .925 Silver Memento Mori Jewelry Blue Bayer Design NYC.
Originally carved here in NYC this comfortable skull ring is cast in .925 Sterling silver. This is a piece inspired by memento mori rings of England circa 1730.
About Memento Mori :
In ancient Rome, the words are believed to have been used on the occasions when a Roman general was parading through the streets during a victory triumph. Standing behind the victorious general was his slave, who was tasked to remind the general that, though his highness was at his peak today, tomorrow he could fall or be more likely brought down. The servant conveyed this by telling the general that he should remember, “Memento mori.” It is further possible that the servant said instead, “Respice post te! Hominem te memento!”: “Look behind you! Remember that you are but a man!”, as noted by Tertullian in his Apologeticus.
Specs : Width of the band is 4 mm and it is 1.5 mm thick.