With a dazzling pear cut diamond lined in platinum, this late Victorian snake ring coils three times around the finger with a neatly mirrored curve of the head and tail. The serpent's eyes sparkle with diamonds and its mouth is rendered is slightly agape to show two tiny fangs.
18k gold (tests), .44ct pear cut diamond, 2 1mm old cut diamonds
Very good - minor surface wear commensurate with age and use
10.25, can be resized; 10.2mm head, 8.3mm shank
1837 — 1901
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.
Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.