Victorian Natural Pearl Enamel Snake Pin c.1900

Victorian Natural Pearl Enamel Snake Pin c.1900

SKU: CL014

An oversized Victorian enamel and pearl snake stickpin.


The snake is a beautifully detailed blue enamel design curled around a large pearl (untested very probably natural). The snake has red enamel eyes. The pearl is claw set. It has a very long heavy weight gold pin and makes an impact when worn. 


The ouroboros, a circular depiction of a snake swallowing its own tail is a symbol of eternity.


The stickpin has its original fitted box by Webber of London.


Era: Victorian, 1839 - 1901

Measurements: Pin 9.0cm in length, Snake 2cm long,

Pearl 7.8mm, weight 5.3 grams

Hallmarks: Unmarked - tests as 15ct Gold


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