Let me know if you want a Thin Width Band, Medium Wide Band or Full Wide Band (Examples shown in pictures). When checking out, you'll see a section that says "Notes to Seller", this is the best place for this request.
IMPORTANT: This coin has become very rare to come by so between the rarity of the coin bullion and the prices of silver going up, I recommend you don't wait for the price to drop as it will certainly only go up. In fact, I only am selling it at this price now to pick up a few quick honest reviews and after that, I need to raise the price to make any profit for our charity cause with the Wounded Warrior Project to which this benefits. Expect the price of this band to go up another 25% more in the next week or two.
ABOUT THE COIN:
Memento Mori or the Day of the Dead is celebrated by far more than is often realized. Dance of Death (15th century fresco). No matter one's station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. Plato's Phaedo, where the death of Socrates is recounted, introduces the idea that the proper practice of philosophy is zed. This was practiced by Puritans, the Spanish, Mexico, and in many cultures most of which all remind us both of our loved ones now passed and as a further reminder that life is fleeting and something none of us escape so it should be cherished while we have it.
This Silver round serves as a reminder to all mortals that time is fleeting and every minute counts. Death respects no one and comes on quickly. The Last Laugh is depicted with laughing dead man, skulls, hourglasses and reaping blades. This type of funeral art was popular in medieval times through the Victorian era and serves to remind one of their own mortality.
The Anonymous Mint graciously crowns the OWL as its reverse logo. The owl represents wisdom, intelligence, mystery, transition, secrets and protection. In ancient symbolism, the owl represented guardianship of the underworld and protection of the dead. Owl has been known as ruler of the night, seer of souls and keeper of spirits that had passed from one plane to another. During medieval times, it was fabled that owls were actually priestesses or wizards in disguise.
This beautiful 1 oz Silver Round - Memento Mori is purchased in uncirculated mint condition blemish free and converted as you can see into a beautiful ring by punching a small hole in the middle and literally turning it inside out so the full detail remains intact both inside and out.
The photos above are of the coin in a THIN CUT width perfect for Men or Women (Unisex) desiring that size however a larger size upwards of 14mm is also available as seen in the photos displayed. The one shown in the photos is finished in what is known as "Antique Patina" but the ring can be made in the finish of your choice! Such finishes include but not limited to 14K Gold, 18K Gold, 24K Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Rhodium, White Gold and Palladium Platings. The choice is yours and each are made to order specifically for the client as they are ordered. Turn around times are typically very quick with it taking only 1-2 days to make!
P.S. DON'T SEE THE COIN RING YOU ARE LOOKING FOR? MESSAGE ME AND LET ME KNOW WHAT IT IS, IF IT'S NOT ALREADY LISTED I PROBABLY ALREADY HAVE IT IN STOCK AND READY TO MAKE NOW. IF NOT, I'LL GLADLY ORDER IT IN AND MAKE IT AND YES, YOU CAN EVEN PROVIDE YOUR OWN COIN(S) IF YOU DESIRE.
INTERESTED IN A DIFFERENT WIDTH OR JUST THE COIN?
9mm Thin Width Band
14mm Wide Band
Silver Collectors Coin Only (to show off what the ring was made of)
Questions? Contact me through Etsy and I'll reply within 24 hours 😊
Were you aware that buying a ring from us helps our disabled vets? A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Wounded Warrior Project and as a fellow veteran myself, I thank you for your support of both small business and helping wounded vets get back on their feet again after returning home from war in the protection of our freedom to continue moving forward in life and get their much needed medical and financial needs met. God Bless you and God Bless America!
Wounded Warrior Project
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Year Founded: 2005
Mission: The mission of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Our vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.
Programs: Outreach and Engagement, Mental Health Support, Physical Health & Wellness, Financial Assistance, Employment, and Education
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I LOVE MAKING CUSTOMIZED RINGS! Yes, we "specialize" in making nearly any kind of ring according to our customer's specifications. Simply message me here and I'll provide a quote based on the requirements of your custom-designed ring(s).
While there are some very tough rings that can put up with a lot of abuse like Titanium or Tungsten, all jewelry regardless of price requires some common sense TLC and in most cases it should be a habit to remove your ring prior to taking a shower, washing your hands, using hand sanitizer or lotion, swimming or while working that requires heavy hand to machinery contact or anything that would simply be abrasive. If you have any concerns, simply ask about your specific ring and ask about our hyposealer which is an additional protective coating that can be applied to help protect and prevent oxydation.
Because I actually hand make these rings myself, I can often offer them in all sizes including extremely small to very large ie. US Sizes 1-25 and as fine-tuned as much as a quarter of a size on most rings. If you don't see the size you require, please message me. I often can still do it for you!
Yes, all rings $40 or more automatically are shipped in a beautiful ring box FREE OF CHARGE!
If you need a ring box for something less expensive, just let me know and I'll still do it for free 😍
If you are looking to buy rings, services or our precious metal plating in bulk, contact me before making your purchase, and let's discuss what you have. In many cases, I do offer discounted pricing to customers with bulk item requests.
Yes, anyone with an honorable discharge DD214 or active duty card as well as any first responders (firefighters, officers, medical field) that can provide proof (ie. an ID with the same name as the person purchasing the item) will receive 15% OFF the regular price. If an item is already on sale, I don't consolidate discounts and coupons so we would just look for the discount that gives you the largest savings and I thank you for your service!
The prices in the ad are based on plating a basic ring however I do plate many different items (not just jewelry). The very first thing is to contact me direct and provide a photo(s) preferably next to a dollar bill for size comparison. I don't charge my customers until "AFTER" the job is completed so PAY NOTHING UPFRONT! Simply contact me for my address, instructions and a quote.
Yes, all the time! In fact, other than all kinds of costume jewelry, antiques, and more I'm contracted by many companies for all kinds of crazy things like drone parts, car parts, emblems, medallions, electronic parts, and so much more! Our Gold plating services extend far beyond just rings, bracelets, necklaces, watches, and pendants. Further, I plate in Vermeil or Gold Filled as well making our plating up to 8x times thicker than standard gold plating. Message me here and let's just chat a bit about what you have and get you a custom quote today. I typically answer in just a matter of a couple of hours in most cases.
Jun 6, 2022
Quality exactly as described. This is the second ring, I purchased. Perfect every time.
May 12, 2022
What a fantastic ring. It is Stunning. And when you have problems with the transport, Michael is very willing to help. Fast reaction and very friendly.
Apr 26, 2022
Second ring from this seller. Always exactly as described, and high quality.
Apr 21, 2022
Unique Mori Momento ring. The fit is perfect, and the craftsmanship is excellent! Thank you!
Feb 18, 2022
Very beautiful ring. Had an issue where the ring was slightly discolored. Seller responded quickly that he would fix it immediately and sent a return postage tag. Unfortunately Covid reared it’s ugly head, and I am unable to ship it back, so have decided to keep it as is. I highly recommend Seller for his stellar customer service, and his ring is quite beautiful.