Incredible coiled snake in 14k gold with an old mine cut diamond, circa the turn of the century, late 1890s to early 1900s.
Lovely details, this little guy has charisma! I fell in love the moment I saw him. He really looks like he is just coiled up around your finger when you wear him :)
Although she didn't come up with the idea, Queen Victoria popularized the snake motif in jewelry during the 19th century, and her engagement ring from Prince Albert was a coiled snake with rubies, diamonds, and a large emerald inset into the head.
The coiled snake can represent love, eternity, commitment, and wisdom.
Marked 585 inside the band, which is the European equivalent of a 14k gold mark.
+++ Measurements +++
It is a US size 4.75 but can be resized if needed.
+++ Condition +++
Lovely antique condition with no flaws to note.
+++ Please read +++
This item is not new, and as such, it has wear commensurate with age. As with all older vintage and antique items, please handle with care.
All items are sold as-is, and I do my best to point out all condition issues and provide a detailed description and photographs.
Unless specified, items have not been cleaned.
I do not accept returns or offer refunds. Please see all photos, read the entire description, and ask any questions before purchasing.