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Carpe Diem Bracelet

The British Museum

£99.00 GBP

Bracelet

Silver

About

This sterling silver bracelet is finely engraved with the Latin quotation ‘Carpe Diem’, which translates to ‘Seize the day’.

The elliptical shape of the bracelet is known as a Möbius strip, after the German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius [1790-1868]. It represents the seeming paradox of a plane without end, or one of infinite length. As such it became accepted as a symbol for infinity, an appropriate and symbolic form for this memorable inscription.

The bracelet forms part of a range of poesy jewellery available in the Pompeii range (poesy jewellery is jewellery decoratively inscribed with short poems or sentiments).

As such it is ideal as a gift.

Details

Sterling silver.

Size: Approx. 7cm x 7cm.

Estimated Delivery times:
UK and Europe: 5 - 10 working days.
Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

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