Ruby Inset Eyes Memento Mori Silver Necklace - Sterling 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 soldered bale and loop
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Also available in copper and iron:

Memento Mori / Memento Vivere Reminder Coin Memento Mori Iron Coin - Memento Vivere Reminder Token


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Customer Reviews

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Honest review.

I absolutely love this pendant. Literal treasure. I feel like Bilbo Baggins everytime I look at it. The rubies, (Lab grown) beautiful. Technically more perfect than natural stones for those who dint know that but Those stones will catch ANY light and just glow and sparkle and depending what kind of light you're under will determine what color you get. Red, pink, sometimes purple. Honestly my favorite piece of jewelery.
The price though? eeehhh a bit high in my opinion especially if you get a bale and not even a necklace to go with it. The size was a bit intimidating because of how small it would be at first but when it arrived and I felt it in my hand that intimidation went away. I'll make sure to post pictures of it soon on my Instagram if anyone reading this wants to see it. - TheLastManlyMAN -
Thank you Shirepost for making this peace of treasure and all the other treasure you have that I have now.... Turns out I can post pictures here too so I'll do that lol

Each order comes packed with a handwritten envelope sealed with wax straight from Shire Post Mint! Unless changed, we will hand write the name of the person listed in the Shipping Address.

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Shire Post Mint coins are struck one at a time in West Fork, Arkansas, USA using solid metals, hand-engraved designs, antique machinery and traditional coining techniques. For antiqued coins, the coloring/patina process is done by hand, and it is both an art and a science so coins will vary slightly. Our unique packaging includes a description of each coin and translations if applicable.

We collaborate with many artists to create our coins. Learn more about our artists.

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