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Wendy Brandes Onyx Skull Ring With Green Garnets and Hidden Diamonds

$40,000

About the Item

Wendy has long been inspired by skulls, as artists have been for centuries. This type of jewelry is known by the Latin phrase “Memento mori” -- “remember you are mortal.” Wendy interprets it as a call to live life to its fullest. This one-of-kind piece took highly skilled artisans months to create. The onyx was hand-carved in Germany in collaboration with Wendy's goldsmith in New York City, who provided to-the-millimeter measurements. The artist hid diamonds inside the shank, behind the skull, for the ultimate in covert luxury –- a treat intended only for the owner’s eyes, or those confidantes who are let in on the secret. 18k yellow gold, satin finish. Hand-carved onyx skull. Custom-cut tsavorites (green garnet), totaling 2 carats. Hidden white diamonds, approx. 7 points. E/F, VS1/VS2. Size 6. One-of-a-kind. Made in New York City.

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