MOMENTO MORI ~ "remember that you have to die" is the medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality, especially as a means of considering the vanity of earthly lifeand the transient nature of allearthly goods and pursuits. It is related to the Ars moriendi "The Art of Dying" and similar literature. Memento mori has been an important part of ascetic disciplines as a means of perfecting the character by cultivating detachment and other virtues, and by turning the attention towards the immortality of the soul and the afterlife.
This simple gothic pendant features a large black Agate carved skull wrapped in lead and nickel free pewter~ a must have for your Samhain attire~ skull measures almost 2" tall by 1" wide. There is one with blackened patina and one with high shine silver finish, please choose in drop down menu.