Edwardian Diamond Snake Ring c.1915

SKU: RG034

A beautiful Edwardian oldcut diamond set snake ring. 


The ring with a triple coilled snake realistically modelled with old-cut diamonds set in a band to the head. The ouroboros, a circular depiction of a snake swallowing its own tail, is a symbol of eternity.


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.


The ring is low set to the finger and is fully hallmarked for a Chester maker with has realistic engraved details to the mouth.


Price Code C: £1000 - £2500

Era: Edwardian 1901 - 1920

Measurements: 10.4 mm in width, the ring weighs 7.5 grams

Ring Size: R 1/2 (UK) 9 (US) 59 (EUR) This ring can be resized by our goldsmith at no extra cost but with limitations due to the design.

Hallmarks: Stamped 18CT, Chester 1915, Markers Mark JTP


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Thomas Glover specialises in antique and period jewellery from circa 1780 to 1960 with an emphasis on Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco. Visit our jewellery shop in Shrewsbury and browse our antique engagement rings.


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