MUSEUM antique Victorian 18k gold&Diamonds Poison Memento Mori Skull ring! There is a secret compartment for small poison pill(very popular in Georgian England)!Decorated with genuine old Mine cut diamonds. The skull is hand carved by the master-a real masterpiece! This is the ultimate Memento Mori Skull ring-the most precision masterpiece I have ever seen! A link to the tradition of the memento mori - an object designed to remind us that life is brief and that we should seize the moment while we are here. Since the beginning of time, the skull is been used as a symbol of mortality, victory, the ultimate Memento Mori. The skull represented the contemplation of eternity. In Elizabethan England, it was an emblem of bawds, rakes and sexual adventure. Its a symbol men, in particular, have always loved to paint, carve, cast, and wear.
A must for every serious collector or museum. The ring is 8.65g heavy in 18k gold. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.The item "MUSEUM antique Victorian 18k gold&Diamonds Poison Memento Mori Skull ring! RARE" is in sale since Thursday, April 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.