Two-Headed Snake Ring

$400.00
About Details Inspiration

The appeal of this spiraling ring lies in the mutability of its meaning and the beauty of its construction: each of the two heads on the coiled gold serpent is decorated with exquisitely lifelike engraving and set with tiny glittering diamonds as eyes.  

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    • Age: contemporary.  Made by hand in New York City.  
    • Materials: choose from 10k yellow gold, 10k gold with red diamond eyes, or 14k gold with white diamond eyes.  
    • Variations: We can make this ring in platinum, rose gold, white gold, or 18k gold with any colored gemstones set into the snake's eyes.  Email us to get a quote on your custom piece.

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The popularity of serpent jewelry is frequently credited to the Victorians—Prince Albert famously proposed to his Queen with a snake ring that held an emerald in the head.  However, centuries before Victorian England embraced the motif as a symbol of eternal love, the serpent was worshiped as a deity, vilified as an envoy of evil, and revered as a protector of the peaceful.

  

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Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of this piece, which will be built to your specifications.