Hissstoric English Antique Diamond Snake Ring
The snake is a motif which has been used throughout history to represent wisdom, regeneration and completion as well as a number of other associations. When in a coiled position, such as this example, the symbolism takes on cosmic proportions.
During the Victorian an Edwardian periods the snake ring was a fashionable romantic image for eternal love. Here we see a sensuous triple coiled example rendered in 18k yellow gold with incised eyes and a head studded with a graduated series of two (2) old European and three (3) old single cut diamonds with an estimated total of .23 carats. Generously proportioned, the ring displays well on the hand and feels silken as only gently and ceaselessly caressed gold can.
Measurements: 1/2 of an inch (1.2 cm) in length north to south on the hand. Weight of 7.2 grams (4.6 dwt).
Ring Size: US 7-1/2 (UK O-1/2; Euro or Int. Circum. 55.7 mm; Int. Dia. 17.7 mm; Japan 15). Can be sized down using inserts. Please contact us for further information. Ring sizing information.
Hallmarks: Full set of English hallmarks for 18k, Chester and date letter for 1902.
Note: Diamonds were not removed to preserve the integrity of the setting. Weights are approximated by measurement and formula and may vary from actual weights.
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