Bloodstone egg-shaped orbs are richly dense, almost glowing. Gold snakes wrap around them and link up with a gold chain. Stab one of the pins onto both sides of a cloak, coat, or knitwear to hold the garment together at the breast. Impressive. Note the bloodstones are slightly different sizes.
10k gold pins (tests), 14k gold snakes (tests), 14k gold safety chain (tests), bloodstone eggs
Very good - surface wear commensurate with age and use
pin with larger stone measures 3 1/2", pin with smaller stone measures 3 3/4", 8 1/4" safety chain
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.