MUSEUM Victorian 18k gold&5ct EmeraldMemento Mori Skull Poison Ring/pill box. There is a secret container below the Emerald mounting , which is designed to contain poison or pills.
The poison rings was extremely popular in Victorian England. This is the ultimate Memento Mori Skull ring-the most precision masterpiece I have ever seen! The ring is really impressive -15g heavy in 18k solid gold!
Large man size 62 EU/ 10 US/ U UK. 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. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "MUSEUM Victorian 18k gold&5ct EmeraldMemento Mori Skull Poison Ring/pill box" is in sale since Saturday, June 10, 2017.
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.