Memento Mori Voting!

Memento Mori Entries

Today is the day!  The opening ceremony for the Olympics of Jewelry!

The six objects above are vying for your vote. Daisy San LuisDigby & IonaAmanda HuntMother of Gideon, Claire KinderNick Potash, and us all produced these one-of-a-kind beauties, each valued at $2,000. The one that wins will be raffled off to you one of you! All you gotta do to enter is vote! Need a closer look at the competitors? Scroll to the previous blog post for more info on each entry!

Want to up the ante? Make a purchase in shop or online until Friday, February 12 at 5PM PST and earn up to three additional raffle tickets! Click here for more details.

Join us at The Office (194 Church St., above Churchill) from 7PM to late on Friday, Feb. 12 for the winner reveal & the biggest, baddest party of the year.

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Step 1: Choose your favorite object. Voting ends 02/12/16 at 5PM.

Step 2: Type your email address in the form below to be added to raffle!

Voting has closed. See ya next time!

Memento Mori: Meet the Competitors

Here stand your noble competitors – each piece handmade by the likes of Amanda Hunt, Daisy San Luis, Digby and Iona, Claire Kinder, Mother of Gideon, Nick Potash, and us, Fiat Lux and valued at $2,000. All the submissions are blind and the maker won’t be revealed until the final vote is cast. Stay tuned to the blog to cast your vote & enter the raffle to take home the winning object. Scroll to the post below for more details.

Number 1: In sterling silver & 14k gold & diamonds – a hand engraved reminder that death comes quick, like a hammer.entry 1

Number 2: A 14k urn is topped with sparkling golden rutilated quartz, the perfect talisman for remembrance. entry 2 - ckb

Number 3: Reminding us of our mortality, it reads – here lie our bones, waiting for yours -  all in 14k gold with a coffin cut sapphire.
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Number 4: A 14k gold skull with black diamonds hangs above an ever spinning antique ivory sphere on a handmade chain.

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Number 5: An ode to the window of the soul, a cat’s eye in oil paint under a quartz lens in 18k yellow gold with satellite diamonds.

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Number 6: A reminder of original sin & our final state – a solid gold & ruby snake wrapping around & through an 18k skull with a diamond for her pirate eye.

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Number 7: In bone, sapphire, garnet & pearl, winged like the Great Reaper, then worn close to the heart.

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3rd Annual Fiat Lux Design Competition

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— What seest thou else in the dark backward and abysm of time?

These words, Shakespeare’s unmistakeable and beautiful metaphor for memory, remembrance, the central, lead-footed theme of this, our 3rd Annual Fiat Lux Designer Competition. Last year’s was knives (hat tip to Mr. Potash for the win), the year before black diamonds won by the effervescent makers at Digby & Iona, but this year it’s anybody’s game. The submissions are in and the candles are lit – this year’s competition is here and we are ready!

Don’t forget! From the 2nd to the 12th of February you’ll vote for your favorite object and that vote gives you one free raffle ticket towards winning one of the baddies from this year’s Competition. That’s right, one lucky someone gets to take home the winning object! Want to increase your chances? Buy a little something for yourself and get up to FOUR raffle tickets!

Purchase anything from our site or in-shop from now till February 12th and if it’s

• $50 to $149 you score yourself one extra raffle ticket;
• $150 to $399 for two extra tickets;
• $400 + for three extra tickets.

If you’re in the Bay – you won’t want to miss our big ass, bad ass party at The Office (above Churchill, 194 Church St.) on Friday, Feb. 12 from 7pm to late. Stay tuned & be on the lookout for this year’s tag #tothedeath2016.