925 Medusa's Lament Ring is an homage to Cellini.
Perseus with the Head of Medusa is a bronze sculpture made by Benvenuto Cellini in the period 1545–1554.
The sculpture stands on a square base which has bronze relief panels depicting the story of Perseus and Andromeda. It is located in the Loggia dei Lanzi in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy.
Crafted by skilled hands, this 925 Medusa's Lament Ring is a masterpiece of artistry and full of symbolism. All of our rings evoke a sense of both beauty and female resiliance . As you wear this unique item, it is not only a beautiful piece of jewlery but also a statement.
Medusa, a figure from Greek mythology, has found a remarkable resurgence in contemporary jewelry as a potent symbol of feminism. Her story once depicted as a monster to be feared, but now represents female empowerment and resilience. In today's jewelry designs, Medusa's image often takes on a more artistic and stylized form, serving as a powerful emblem of women's strength, independence, and defiance against oppression.
These jewlery pieces not only celebrate the beauty of the Medusa myth but also carry an important message. The transformation of a once-victimized character into an icon of feminine power. Wearing Medusa-inspired jewelry has become a statement of solidarity with the female movement, reminding us that even in struggle, women can rise, inspire, and conquer.
During the Middle Ages and Renaissance, memento mori motifs flourished in European art, books, and culture. Therefore they aimed to provoke reflection on life's fluid nature, encouraging individuals to live virtuously and mindfully. Hence this sentiment extended to jewlery, with myth-based jewlery becoming popular adornments.
These pieces were not meant to be morbid, but rather reminded to embrace life while acknowledging its finite nature. Hence memento mori rings to this day continue to endure as potent symbols of introspection and mindfulness, carrying with them the rich history of reflection on human existence.
Founded in 2018 Ossua et Acroamata brings you the highest quality hand made Memento Mori jewlery. Based in Dorset, UK highly skilled artists create unique pieces of wearable art and attracts a variety of customers including Jason Momoa, Cristian Scabbia and Gary Holt.
This hand made Diamond Guardian Engagement Ring comes in:
- 925 silver edition
- 9k gold edition (price upon request)
- 18k gold edition (price upon request)
Hand made and hand finished in Dorset, UK.
Packed without plastic, free world wide shipping available.