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Early Victorian Sapphire & Ruby Snake Pendant

Early Victorian Sapphire & Ruby Snake Pendant

$2,800.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1840

A superb early Victorian snake pendant in two-tone rose and yellow gold and set with two ruby eyes and a sapphire brain. With gorgeous scale detail down the back in applied yellow gold, and coiled tail. Dating from the 1850s, it was originally used as a slider, but now works perfectly as a pendant (or even choker with cords going through the coil and out the mouth. Crafted in 18 karat gold.

STONES 

Natural Sapphire & Ruby

MEASUREMENTS 

2.9 x 1.2cm

WEIGHT 

2.6g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Excellent

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