Victorian Ouroboros Split Ring - 2nd deposit

$400.00
About Details
A snake with tail in mouth, forming an endless circle, is also known as an ouroboros. It is a symbol of love everlasting, and was one of (if not THE) favorite jewelry motifs of the 19th century. This fantastic 14k gold Victorian split ring was designed to connect to a guard chain and hold multiple fobs, charms, or miniature tools. It's modeled in the shape of an ouroboros with beautiful crosshatched scales and a subtly rendered head and mouth.

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  • Materials: 14k rose gold (tests)
  • Age: c. 1850
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 15/16" diameter, 2.4mm hoop width
  • Location: To see this piece in person please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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About Details
A snake with tail in mouth, forming an endless circle, is also known as an ouroboros. It is a symbol of love everlasting, and was one of (if not THE) favorite jewelry motifs of the 19th century. This fantastic 14k gold Victorian split ring was designed to connect to a guard chain and hold multiple fobs, charms, or miniature tools. It's modeled in the shape of an ouroboros with beautiful crosshatched scales and a subtly rendered head and mouth.

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  • Materials: 14k rose gold (tests)
  • Age: c. 1850
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 15/16" diameter, 2.4mm hoop width
  • Location: To see this piece in person please visit our shop in Nolita, NYC.
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