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Victorian Diamond Snake Ring

US UK

Description

DATE: Edwardian, c.1910

This unusual antique snake ring is set with a single old cut diamond in its head. The snake has two coils and nice cross-hatched skin texture. Historically, the serpent has been a potent symbol of fertility, and, through the periodical shedding of their skin, represent re-birth, immortality, and healing. Modelled in 18ct yellow gold.

STONES

Old cut diamond, 2.0mm diameter

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 14.0 x 7.5mm - Thickness at back of band: 3.8mm

WEIGHT

3.6g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 18ct gold

CONDITION

Excellent

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