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Georgian Urn & Snakes Pendant

$2,100

A Georgian pendant in the shape of an urn, the handle formed by two snakes. Modeled in carved wood and 18k gold, the hinged lid opens to reveal an empty cavity large enough to hold myriad small objects, even ashes. An incredibly special piece.

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  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), wood, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1" length, 18" chain

Georgian

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17141837

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Snakes:Fertility, Power, Wisdom, Renewal and Healing.

Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.