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Free next day ring sizer (Buy now, size later).

.940 Argentium silver.

Lifetime warranty and restorations.

Free chain with 2+ rings.

Free shipping over $100.

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

(1 customer review)

$300.00

 

An exploration of the Reaper’s grasp.

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SIZING

Don’t know your size at all? Order using Buy now, size later. and get a sizer delivered the next business day if you order before 3PM. More info.

Have a size but need to convert it to US sizing? Here’s a sizing chart for the most common systems. The numbers highlighted in blue are the system I use. Pandora sizing conversion is on this page.

Sizing chart 1

RETURNS

I offer change of mind returns for store credit as well as 100% refunds for any issues with your piece upon arrival.

Ring too small?  I’ll size it up for free, just pay shipping. 

Ring too big? I offer a downsizing service for a fee of $70. 

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REVIEWS
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Theodor OLARIU
Theodor OLARIU
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Ordered a couple of rings which came with a free chain, love every piece and ordered more as soon as they came in. Great quality, nice price point and awesome customer service!
Angus Campbell
Angus Campbell
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Amazing rings and very quick responses to questions/inquiries. After receiving my first order I was so happy with the product I immediately made a second!
Jessica McDougall
Jessica McDougall
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amazing service & beautiful hand made jewellery. absolutely love the ring i just received for my partner and he will love it too. customer service was always quick and fast & never had to wait long when i had questions. highly, highly recommend !!!
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Ben Hume
Ben Hume
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Absolutely incredible work and craftsmanship. I first originally bought “The Fall of Icarus” ring and fell in love with it and then the released updated version. Never been so happy with a piece of jewellery before.
Em Coles
Em Coles
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Quite possibly the best customer service I have ever received! Accompanied with the incredible quality of the jewellery (and quality of packaging too) I was just so impressed! Willl definitely be buying from urban sterling again soon
Rachel K-M
Rachel K-M
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The rings are amazing, the designs are exactly like the photos shown and the costumer service is phenomenal, very friendly. Highly recommend supporting this business if you're looking for peices that will last and look great
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FAQs

What are your shipping times?

  • Rings/Pendants: 7-12 business days (Australia), around 15 days (international).
  • Bracelets/Necklaces: 3-4 business days (Australia), about 12 days (international).
  • Buy now, size later orders begin production as soon as you notify me of the size you need.
  • I’ll email you updates at every stage of production.

More shipping info.

What is Argentium Silver

Argentium Silver is essentially a modern, upgraded version of sterling silver, which was “invented” in the 1300s by King Edward the first. Although the history behind this alloy is rich and fascinating, in my experience sterling silver leaves something to be desired in terms of appearance and durability. More info on the properties of Argentium Silver here.

Will your rings turn my finger green?

No they won’t. This occurs when rings are made of low quality materials and plated to look like silver. Copper, for example, will produce the green finger effect. Argentium silver is the highest quality silver alloy available, so it won’t have this effect.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable Metal Sourcing:

I use Argentium silver, a 100% sustainably sourced and recycled metal produced by the Argentium Company, ensuring ethical and environmentally friendly practices. 

Certified Suppliers:

Palloys, the only Australian casting company certified by LBMA, OECD, and World Gold Council, supplies metals that comply with strict ethical standards, including the RJC certification for responsible jewelry practices.

Australian Labor and Manufacturing:

I use exclusively Australian labor and manufacturing for all aspects of production, maintaining slavery-free supply chains and supporting the local economy, with the exception of FSC-certified packaging from Denmark.

More info.

About the piece.

Don’t know your size at all? Order using Buy now, size later. and get a sizer delivered the next business day if you order before 3PM. More info.

Have a size but need to convert it to US sizing? Here’s a sizing chart for the most common systems. The numbers highlighted in blue are the system I use. Pandora sizing conversion is on this page.

Sizing chart 1

I offer change of mind returns for store credit. If your piece has any quirks you think shouldn’t be there, let me know and send me a some photos. If it looks like a workmanship problem I’ll issue an immediate full refund or replacement upon return postage. 

Bought the wrong size? The course of action depends on whether the ring is too small or too large. If it’s too small, just send it back and I’ll size it up for free. If it’s too large, I’ll have to charge you a $60 resizing fee, since I’ll need to cut the ring open, remove metal, and solder it back together. This is fairly time consuming, hence the fee.

More info.

5.0
84 ratings
100%
Recommend
(84 of 84)

5 stars

4 stars

3 stars

2 stars

1 star

100%
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All 84 reviews

Theodor OLARIU
Theodor OLARIU
Verified Google review
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Ordered a couple of rings which came with a free chain, love every piece and ordered more as soon as they came in. Great quality, nice price point and awesome customer service!
Angus Campbell
Angus Campbell
Verified Google review
Read More
Amazing rings and very quick responses to questions/inquiries. After receiving my first order I was so happy with the product I immediately made a second!
Jessica McDougall
Jessica McDougall
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Read More
amazing service & beautiful hand made jewellery. absolutely love the ring i just received for my partner and he will love it too. customer service was always quick and fast & never had to wait long when i had questions. highly, highly recommend !!!
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Ben Hume
Ben Hume
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Read More
Absolutely incredible work and craftsmanship. I first originally bought “The Fall of Icarus” ring and fell in love with it and then the released updated version. Never been so happy with a piece of jewellery before.
Em Coles
Em Coles
Verified Google review
Read More
Quite possibly the best customer service I have ever received! Accompanied with the incredible quality of the jewellery (and quality of packaging too) I was just so impressed! Willl definitely be buying from urban sterling again soon
Rachel K-M
Rachel K-M
Verified Google review
Read More
The rings are amazing, the designs are exactly like the photos shown and the costumer service is phenomenal, very friendly. Highly recommend supporting this business if you're looking for peices that will last and look great
Previous
Next

What are your shipping times?

  • Rings/Pendants: 7-12 business days (Australia), around 15 days (international).
  • Bracelets/Necklaces: 3-4 business days (Australia), about 12 days (international).
  • Buy now, size later orders begin production as soon as you notify me of the size you need.
  • I’ll email you updates at every stage of production.

More shipping info.

What is Argentium Silver

Argentium Silver is essentially a modern, upgraded version of sterling silver, which was “invented” in the 1300s by King Edward the first. Although the history behind this alloy is rich and fascinating, in my experience sterling silver leaves something to be desired in terms of appearance and durability. More info on the properties of Argentium Silver here.

Will your rings turn my finger green?

No they won’t. This occurs when rings are made of low quality materials and plated to look like silver. Copper, for example, will produce the green finger effect. Argentium silver is the highest quality silver alloy available, so it won’t have this effect.

All FAQs.

Sustainable Metal Sourcing: I use Argentium silver, a 100% sustainably sourced and recycled metal produced by the Argentium Company, ensuring ethical and environmentally friendly practices. 

Certified Suppliers: Palloys, the only Australian casting company certified by LBMA, OECD, and World Gold Council, supplies metals that comply with strict ethical standards, including the RJC certification for responsible jewelry practices.

Australian Labor and Manufacturing: I use exclusively Australian labor and manufacturing for all aspects of production, maintaining slavery-free supply chains and supporting the local economy, with the exception of FSC-certified packaging from Denmark.

More info.

About the piece.

“Fair lady, throw those costly robes aside,

No longer may you glory in your pride.

Take leave of all sour carnal vain delight

I’m come to summon you away this night.”

– Unknown

This design is for the stoic philosophers, those who recognise and respect the transitory nature of this life.

The Death card is a key symbol within the Major Arcana, serving as a reminder of the cyclical nature of life. More than symbolising physical death, it represents the importance of letting go of what is no longer needed.

Part of the Arcana Chapter, this ring brings to life the card’s message with a design featuring the Grim Reaper. This figure, often linked with the end of life and the passage of time, is depicted striding downhill, representing how all things move towards their end. The Reaper’s scythe symbolises cutting away past attachments to make room for new beginnings. The white robe contrasts with the skeletal figure, hinting at purity and a fresh start.

On one side of the ring, a raven’s feather is engraved, a symbol often associated with death and omens. On the opposite side, a wilted flower represents life’s natural cycles and the certainty of ageing.

The piece is inscribed with “Memento Mori,” a phrase urging us to remember our mortality. This concept was long emphasised by ancient thinkers like Democritus and Socrates. Democritus, who sought wisdom in solitude and the contemplation of tombs, and Socrates, whose final moments were spent discussing the soul’s immortality. Both embraced the concept that understanding death is essential to understanding life.

The Death card is not about fear or doom but about embracing change and transformation. It challenges us to think about what in our lives needs changing and what we need to let go of. This ring is a physical reminder of life’s ongoing cycles, encouraging its wearer to live meaningfully and with intention.

Expect your Memento Mori to arrive within 1-2 weeks after placing your order, crafted in superior quality 940 Argentium Silver.

1 review for Memento Mori

  1. Angus Campbell

    Amazing rings and very quick responses to questions/inquiries. After receiving my first order I was so happy with the product I immediately made a second!

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