Carpe Diem Compass Pendant Necklace

$26.00

The Carpe Diem Compass Pendant will guide the wearer to Seize the Day. Handcrafted in lead-free pewter, the compass comes suspended on a 24′ ball chain.

Description

Carpe Diem or Seize the Day!, is a Roman Proverb. The inscription invites the wearer to live life to it’s fullest. Finely crafted in lead-free pewter, the pendant is suspended on a 24” ball chain and encloses a 20mm working compass. The compass is a symbol of exploration and functions as a navigation tool. 1” diameter. Pewter Compass Case – Working Compass – 24″ Aluminum Ball Chain – Anodized Aluminum Clip – Made in USA

 

The original source for this Latin phrase is the lyric poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC – 8 BC), more widely known as Horace. The term is first found in Odes Book I

 

“While we’re talking, envious time is fleeing: seize the day, put no trust in the future.”