Ruby Inset Eyes Memento Mori Silver Necklace - Silver Bale
There is a long history of Memento Mori reminders, including coins. We have added our own spin on the concept and included a new reverse side, “Memento Vivere” which translates to “remember that you have to live.” We believe there is a beautiful balance between accepting mortality and embracing life.
Memento mori (Latin: "Remember that you have to die.") is the medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality. Especially as a means of considering the vanity of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.
Memento vivere (Latin: "Remember you have to live.") Know that your time is short in the grand scheme of things. So have fun while you are here.
- Solid Silver necklace *neck chain not included, please select your own chain here if you do not have your own.
- 1/2 Troy ounce or 16 grams of bullion grade pure.
- 1" (2.5 cm) diameter
- Inset lab-grown ruby eyes (2x 2.5mm Mori side / 1x 3mm & 1x 2mm Vivere side)
- Bottom edge is stamped with "999 FS" meaning (99.9% Fine Silver)
- .925 sterling silver bale
Also available in copper and iron:
The product is treated to look as if it has been handled and circulated. This process is done by hand, and it is both an art and a science, coloring and patinas will vary. No two are exactly the same! Coins are struck one at a time in the USA using antique machinery and traditional coining techniques.
Note—Each order comes packed with a handwritten envelope straight from Shire Post Mint. We will make this out to whomever is on the SHIPPING ADDRESS. If you are giving this as a gift and would like a different name on the envelope, please include the recipient's name in the Special Instructions field as you complete your order.