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Georgian Ouroboros Split Ring

$850

A snake with its tail in its mouth forming an endless circle is known as an ouroboros - a symbol of eternity and everlasting love. This fantastic Victorian split ring was designed to connect to a guard chain and hold multiple fobs, charms, or miniature tools. Its modeled in the shape of an ouroboros with beautiful crosshatched scales and a subtly rendered head and mouth.

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests)

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    5/8" diameter

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17141837

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