Dating back to 1810, the Memento Mori Death Watch is a particularly dark reminderâ€”even more so than most timekeepersâ€”of our inevitable demise. Designed in the shape of a miniature skull with hinges, this pocket watch tells the time when you peel back the upper dome of the cranium. Made from 18K gold, enamel and diamonds, the fusÃ©e skull sold for $16,000. Click images for detail.
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