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Rare 19th C Victorian 18k gold,Coral Cameo&Diamonds Memento Mori Skull ring.NR!

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Rare 19th C Victorian 18k gold,Coral Cameo&Diamonds Memento Mori Skull ring.NR! Click images to enlarge Description I am please to offer from my private collection this MUSEUM antique 19th C Victorian 18k solid gold,Skull Coral cameo&Diamonds Memento Mori ring. The skull cameo  is hand carved from a monolite piece of the highest quality red coral from the Japanese Sea!  Signed with the English Victorian hallmarks for 18k gold. NO RESERVE!   8.5g heavy. Size EU-52/ US-6.5/UK-M The ring is a link to the tradition of the memento mori - an object designed to remind us that life is brief and that we should seize the moment while we are here. Since the beginning of time,the skull is been used as a symbol of mortality, victory, the ultimate Memento Mori. The skull represented the contemplation of eternity. In Elizabethan England, it was an emblem of bawds, rakes and sexual adventure. It’s a symbol men, in particular, have always loved to paint, carve, cast, and wear. A must for every serious collector or museum. Provenance:This unique piece comes directly from the famous Skulls collection of Dr.Atanas Karamov,who was the personal physician to King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria.   Dr.Karamov was also a member of the first Bulgarian Regular Masonic Lodge named “Balkanska Zvezda” c1890's .  His collection contain over 1200 skull watches,skull goblets,skull victorican jewelry etc... If you are not satisfied in 100%,your money back guarantee. Free shipping to worldwide,fully insured(possible byDHL overnight courier) NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos,but not mention in the description,will be considered for described.All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification,so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope!   If you are not satisfied in any way-money back guarantee. Free shipping to worldwide by DHL overnight courier.   Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for eBay sellers.