Meaning, "Be mindful of death"
Or "Remember that you are mortal"
Also a description of an object of remembrance
In Victorian times, people kept ‘memento mori’ of loved ones
Twice made Worry beads
Or prayer beads
The linking of the beads with the concept of Memento Mori
Historically many people carried small reminders of their own mortality
Or simply an object or objects that reminds us of a time and a place – never to be repeated but by having that object on us or with us, takes us back to that moment in time.
Stay tuned for Part 2