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.
The small resin skull is immortalized within the molten pewter branches forming a Triangle of wisdom and protection. Measures approx. 3" long by 2" wide. 3 pendants available in drop down menu. Comes on a hemp cord.