MUSEUM Georgian 18k gold&diamonds Memento Mori Skull&Serpents ring+Skull box. The ring comes with the matching silvered human Skull shape box. The ring is decorated with genuine old mine/rose cut diamonds. Size 56 / 7 / N. 11g heavy in 18k gold!
A real antique Georgian era jewellery! Very rare and hard to find especially with the original matching skull box! 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 really impressive-13.72g heavy in 18k gold.Big men size US-12/ EU-68/ UK-Y. Provenance:This unique piece comes directly from the famous Skulls collection of Dr. Atanas Karamov, who was the personal physician to King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria.
Karamov was also a member of. The first Bulgarian Regular Masonic Lodge named Balkanska Zvezda c1890's. His collection contain over 1200 skull watches, skull goblets, skull victorican jewelry etc.. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION.
Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described. All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "MUSEUM Georgian 18k gold&diamonds Memento Mori Skull&Serpents ring+Skull box" is in sale since Saturday, December 17, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837".The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.