This late Victorian snake ring is fashioned in warm 18k yellow gold. The serpent, eyes sparkling with rose cut diamonds, coils three times around the finger, its head and tail neatly crossed at the face. British hallmarks.
18k gold (marked), 2 1.6mm rose cut diamonds
London hallmarks for 1871
9, can be resized; 10.9mm head, 9mm 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.