The ouroboros - the serpent eating its own tail - speaks to the cyclic nature of the universe that creation begins after destruction, and life springs forth from death. It is humanity's never ending story, and our place within it. A powerful symbol of endless return, the ouroboros gives us all hope. Carry this powerful ring in your jewelry collection as a reminder that life is a never ending story. This talisman ring is perfect for Halloween and year round! • Bronze oxidizes naturally over time. Moisture under rings can accelerate the process and cause skin discoloration. We recommend removing bronze rings when washing hands and showering.