Created by Kim Eric Lilot
A highly sculptural, three dimensional, anatomical skeletal necklace in the artist's Memento Mori Series. Fabricated in 14kt Palladium white gold the skeleton's torso encases an anatomically accurate bas' relief carving of the human torso in natural, undyed Ox-Blood Coral (origin: Adriatic Sea) along with a three-dimensional heart carved out of Rubellite Tourmaline. The arms are cleverly attached to the shoulder bones with hidden ball-and-socket joinery. A life-long fascination with the figure and anatomy led to this creation and there is an obvious influence from Edvard Munch's "The Scream" in the pose.