Rings 31.10.2010
Ellen Savage ob 16 Oct 1745 Memento Mori Ring

Spooky! Skeletal Rings, Memento Mori and the Evolution of the Symbol

For today’s look at a series of skeletal rings, I’m going to focus on the period of c.1700-c.1740 and take…

Rings 29.03.2010
Ellen Savage ob 16 Oct 1745 Memento Mori Ring

Spotlight On: Ellen Savage Mourning Ring

The exceptional quality and design of this piece is relevant for its place in time. The decorations of the skeleton,…