Maritime Supply Co

Double Sided Wax Seal Necklace - MEMENTO MORI / MEMENTO VIVERE

$72

Hand-casted in the USA, this double sided wax seal pendant features the Latin words MEMENTO MORI with a skull on one side, and MEMENTO VIVERE with an old sailor’s face on the other.

MEMENTO MORI means "Remember you will die." Let this side of the pendant remind you to live every day to its fullest potential, for we are not promised tomorrow. This is not a morbid message, but instead a reminder to make the most of every moment you are given. Life is fleeting, so treasure every gift, and guide others to that same appreciation for life.

MEMENTO VIVERE means “Remember to live.” It's easy to allow the tides of life to carry us along into passivity. We have to fight this tendency and remember to live our lives to the fullest as we walk through every day. This side of the pendant is a reminder to take some risks, take some rest, and appreciate every piece of joy that life has to offer.

We appreciate the dual nature of this juxtaposition of ideals, and enjoy the contrast that the images of life and death create. Wear this pendant with the same side always presented to a viewer, or switch between the two sides depending on which phrase you want to focus on for the day.

  • Pendant
    • Measures approximately 1.2" tall by 0.5" wide
    • .925 sterling silver, nickel-free
  • Available on:
    • 2.5mm stainless steel rolo chain necklace, nickel-free
      • 26" long
      • 22" long
    • 18" 2.0mm stainless steel "mini" rolo chain necklace, nickel-free
    • 18"-32" fully adjustable sturdy leather cord
    • 27" 2.5mm stainless steel ball chain necklace, nickel-free

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JB
09/15/2021
Jacob B.
United States
Necklace

I want to start by saying I love the necklace . But the chain choice could have been a little better but overall it's great

JS
09/11/2021
Janna S.
United States United States
Nice for wearing to work, or just about anywhere else.

These are really nice. Detailed, not too big or small, so good for both men and women, and the chain is both sturdy and smooth for comfort and durability.

GJ
09/05/2021
Garry J.
United States United States
Very pleased.

Easy to order. Fast delivery. Quality product. I’ve had many necklaces in my 60 years. Many represent things I no longer believe in. Finally, a necklace I can get behind.