“A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself. “
– Emile M. Cioran
Alexander McQueen – Detail
The Dying Swan
Photo: James Bort
Ancient Roman open work ring, dated to the 3rd century CE. The center of the ring has “VTERE FELIX” spelled out, a Latin phrase common on jewelry. Utere felix, sometimes found as uti felix, means “Use (this) happily” or “Use (it) with luck,” according to the source.
Vivienne Westwood S/S 2010
“Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise. “
– Thomas Dekker
Rani Zakhem Spring 2017 Couture
Phoenician gold ring, dated to the 7th century BCE. The ring was found in Kamiros, Rhodes.