An Antique Victorian ring depicting a coiled serpents. The snake’s heads overlaps the coil at the front and its eyes are set with with bright garnet gemstones.
Serpent jewellery was popular in Victorian and Edwardian times, after Prince Albert gifted the young queen Victoria with a serpent ring during their courtship. Entwined snakes represent loyalty, friendship and eternal love.
The ring is crafted in 18ct Rose Gold, has a good weight to it (7.42g) and is complete with Chester hallmarks within that date the piece to 1900.
Size: Q in the UK or 8 1/4 USA – Can be sized, we offer this service for free, it takes approximately one week.
FACE MEASURES: Width 7mm x Height 12mm x Depth 3.3mm
BAND WIDTH: 7.5mm at the back – 12mm at the front
METAL: 18ct Rose Gold
STONES: Round Cut Garnet.
AGE: Victorian. Dated 1900
ORIGIN: Chester, United Kingdom
MARKS: 18ct stamp, Chester hallmarks