Women's Es Fui Skull Ring
A modern-day "Memento Mori" skull ring with the Latin epitaph "Es, Fui; Sum, Eris," 10k gold, with or without one-point diamond studded eyes. Made by a wonderful friend named Emily aka Duff aka "JeanJean Vintage" who is also an antiques dealer. She has a sick instagram. Right now we only have sample sizes , 6, so if people want to order, let them know it will be three-four weeks but we can order in any size. Other permutations available: 10k rose gold, same price as 10k yellow gold. 14k yellow or rose gold for $490 (w/no diamonds) and $560 (diamond eyes). About)). This modern-day memento mori ring is made from a casting of an 1880s Victorian wax seal. It can still be used for its original purpose: to stamp or seal. It features the somber phrase "What you are, I once was; what I am now, you will be" which in shorthand Latin appears as: "Es, Fui; Sum, Eris. The phrase reminds us of our mortality and is redoubled by the image of death itself, the skull. Details)). Made by our friends at JeanJean in Lansing, Michigan. Materials: 10k gold with two. 01ct diamond eyes. Measurements: face is 13mm x 11mm (oval). Band is 1.5mm wide. Inspiration)). This phrase was a known epitaph during Roman times, appearing most notably on a tombstone at Fanum Fortunae: "Viator, viator! Quod tu es, ego fui; quod nunc sum, et tu eris //. Traveller, traveller! What you are, I once was; what I am now, you will be..