Late Victorian 14kt & Diamond Cigar Band Snake Ring
A fabulous cigar band ring from the Late Victorian (ca1885) era! This unique ring is made of 14kt yellow gold and has an interesting design. The front of the ring is wide and flat, and features the raised image of a snake, whose body winds around the outside border. The snakes head rests at the top of the mounting, and its face and tail are engraved to depict delicate scales. At the bottom of the ring is an old European Cut champagne diamond, which weighs approximately .20ct and is held within a square shaped setting. In the middle of the ring are the raised letters "LGR". The underside of the band is smooth and the inside of the shank is stamped "14K." It's an attractive piece with a very unique look that would be perfect for any snake lover!
Measurements: The ring has a finger size of 8.25 but could be easily resized. The front of the ring measures slightly less than 3/4" tall and is approximately 5/8" wide.
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no serious damage to the gold ring and the diamond is intact.