Antique Ruby Headed Snake Ring
The snake motif has endured for eons. Whether represented in art or jewels, this curious being of nature holds us within its own mystery. A popular icon for the Victorian age, this antique ring with coils of 18k yellow gold entwine the finger with the symbol of eternal love. A ruby headed serpent with two single cut diamond eyes insures passion in any endeavor undertaken.
Condition: Very good with light wear; some additional wear near the ruby.
Hallmarks: Continental marks: two are indiscernible; “750” mark for 18k gold.
Measurements: More than 5/8 of an inch (1.7 cm) at the widest and has a weight of 11.5 grams. Currently is a size US 8 (British P-1/2; Euro 18.00 - 18.25, 57 mm). Sizing is possible but more complex. Please ask us for a quote.
Date & Origin: Circa 1880; Continental in origin.