Victorian 18kt Gold Double Snake Ring w/ Diamonds
The snake has been a powerful image since the Victorian era and continues to be popular even in modern jewelry. It has been an inspiration for jewelry design for ages, often used to symbolize eternity, everlasting love, life and protection. This fabulous diamond snake ring is from the Victorian (ca1880) era and is simply marvelous. Intertwined and twisted around each other, the 2 snakes are made of 18kt yellow gold and have 3 Mine Cut diamonds set in each of their heads. The snake bodies act as the ring's band and the tails wrap around the necks adding to the beauty and detail of the ring. The inside of the ring is stamped twice with the number "18" along with a makers mark. This fabulous ring would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The ring has a finger size of 8.5 but could easily be resized if desired. The width of the ring graduates in size from a little more than 1/8" to 1/2" wide.
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. There is no apparent damage to the gold and all of the stones are intact.