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Victorian Snake Head Pendant

$1,150

A mid Victorian snake's head fashioned in base metal with lovely swirls of engraving (as well as nostrils!). With a mouth full of pointy teeth, this bejeweled serpent has fiery rose cut garnet eyes and a crown of turquoise cabochons.

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  • Materials

    base metal, 2 2.8mm rose cut diamonds, 8 turquoise cabochons, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good -two turquoise cabochons of small chips, a few spots of wear to the underside of the head

  • Size

    1 5/8" length including the bale, 1/2" at the widest point, 18" chain

Victorian

Aboutthe

VictorianEra

18371901

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.