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Memento Mori Hand-Carved Crystal and Gold Pendant
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Behold the exquisite Memento Mori Crystal Seal, a work of art that seamlessly marries the talents of two masters in their respective crafts. Hand-carved by the renowned seal carver Detalina Cameo, and expertly mounted by the esteemed jeweler Itali Lamberti, this crystal seal transcends mere symbolism to become a wearable masterpiece that celebrates life's impermanence.
Kathryn Hastings designed this piece with all of her favorite memento mori elements, including a full skull and crossbones with the inscription "Es Fumi Sum Eris" (You are what I was. I am what you will be).
This phrase is often associated with memento mori, a Latin phrase that means "remember that you will die," and it serves as a reminder of the impermanence of life and the inevitability of death.
A Fusion of Mastery: This crystal seal represents the pinnacle of craftsmanship, where Detalina's unparalleled skills meet Itali Lamberti's mastery of traditional gold techniques. Together, they have created a piece that is not just a symbol but an embodiment of artistry.
Crystal Clarity: Carved from the finest crystal, this seal is a window to its intricate design, allowing its deep symbolism to shine through. Its transparency adds an ethereal quality, making it exceptionally beautiful to wear as a pendant.
Memento Mori's Profound Message: "Memento mori" invites reflection on the fleeting nature of existence. In wearing this seal, you carry a constant reminder to embrace life fully and appreciate every precious moment.
Versatility in Design: This masterpiece is not limited to symbolism alone. It serves a dual purpose as both a wax seal and a pendant. Use it to add a touch of elegance and depth to your correspondence, or wear it close to your heart as a cherished accessory.
A Unique Collaboration: The collaboration between Detalina and Itali Lamberti results in a piece that is as rare as it is meaningful. It's a testament to the beauty that can emerge when two artists join forces.
Traditional Gold Techniques: Itali Lamberti's use of traditional gold techniques adds a layer of authenticity and timelessness to the mount. Each element is meticulously crafted, ensuring the seal's enduring beauty.
A Timeless Heirloom: This crystal seal is not just a piece of jewelry; it's an heirloom. Its beauty, craftsmanship, and profound message will endure for generations.
Celebrate Life's Fragility: Own a piece of art that celebrates life's fragility and beauty simultaneously. Order your Memento Mori Crystal Seal today and wear a reminder of life's preciousness with pride and grace.
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