STOIC MEMENTO MORI PENDANT NECKLACE
Memento Mori is one of the key teachings in Stoic Philosophy. Literally meaning “Remember You Must Die”, this message at first appears morbid but is in fact one of the most grounding messages that Stoicism has to offer.
In our own busy lives, we can get caught up in meetings that don’t matter, doing things we don’t want to do and can take our own lives and those of those around us for granted.
Memento Mori is a reminder that there is an expiry date to all of this. We aren’t going to be here forever and neither are those that are closest to us. Remembering this makes us less likely to waste this life that is so precious and so finite. The message is sobering and allows us to constantly reassess what is important and what is unimportant.
Front of the pendant: Features a minimalistic design that clearly displays the important message of ‘Memento Mori’. The skull at the centre of the piece is a visual representation of the message.
Back of the pendant: Features an hourglass, a prominent reminder that time is finite and should be cherished. The ‘M M’ represents ‘Memento Mori’.
The pendant is 20mm in diameter and 2mm thick. The pendant is brass metal which has then been polished and gold plated.
After this, the pendant has then been enamelled and hand painted in black with white details. A layer of clear resin has been applied to both sides to encase the paint for protection. The black enamel against the gold background gives off a stunning effect, which is especially seen on the back of the pendant with the golden sand.
The gold plated chains are a base metal that have been gold plated. The chains are delicate but strong.
These pendants aren’t suitable for wearing in the shower/for swimming as the moisture/chemicals can damage the plating and resin.
All pendants come securely and thoroughly packaged and include a black necklace box as per the image.
WHAT THIS NECKLACE IS DESIGNED FOR
This necklace is not only a striking and beautiful piece of jewellery, it carries one of the most important messages of not just Stoicism but any philosophy on the planet.
Keep the message of Memento Mori close to you and wear this pendant with pride, purpose and a passion for life. To remember you must die is to remember you must live.