Rings 10.04.2016
Mourning-ring; enamelled gold, the hoop enamelled white, in the form of two skeletons supporting a coffin-shaped bezel with moveable lid fastened with a pin and ornamented with a Maltese cross once enamelled red, on a black ground with hearts reserved in the metal, an enamelled cinquefoil at one end. Inside the coffin is a tiny white-enamelled skeleton. At the back of the bezel ares two clasped hands.

Skeletal Memento Mori Ring

Mourning jewellery and devotional jewellery represent the same ideals. Piety and love come from an undying fidelity that allows a…

Rings 17.02.2014

1728 Skeletal Coffin Ring

Memento mori is the depiction of death in its most literal for. Showing the desecration of the body and the…

Rings 24.02.2012
memento mori coffin ring

Memento Mori Coffin Ring, c.1715

In the first quarter of the century, crystals could take the form of coffins on top of rings, aptly referred…

Funeralia 30.10.2010

Coffin Technology

For those waiting for Symbolism Sunday or some sort of special spooky Halloween surprise (wherever did you get that idea?),…