Antique Diamond Snake Ring

Edwardian Diamond Snake Ring c.1905

SKU: RD162
£2,750.00Price

A fabulous Edwardian 18ct gold diamond set snake ring. 

 

The ring with a realistically modelled triple coiled snake has 5 old-cut diamonds set in a tapered band across the head. 

 

The ring is beautifully low set to the finger and is very comfortable to wear. 

 

Snake rings became popular after Queen Victoria was presented with a continuous snake ring as her engagement ring from Price Albert. Her ring, which signified everlasting love for eternity, had an emerald, her birthstone, centered in its head. This set a trend throughout England to wear a snake as a symbol of love worn by both women and men.

 

Era: Edwardian 1901 - 1920

Measurements: Total diamond weight estimated 0.5 carat, the ring is 16mm at the widest point.

Ring Size: P 1/2 (UK) 8 1/4 (US) 57.5 (EUR) This ring can be resized by our goldsmith at no extra cost but with some limitations due to the design.

Hallmarks: Stamped 18CT Birmingham 1905

marked 1886 with indistinct makers stamp (PF?)

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