ANTIQUE VICTORIAN OPAL SNAKE RING 18CT GOLD EMERALD EYES DATED 1872
A beautiful antique Victorian ring depicting a coiled snake with green Emerald eyes and crowned with a natural Opal on the head which is approx. 1.60ct and radiates a kaleidoscope of blues, pinks, greens and an inner orange.
Serpent jewellery became popular in the Victorian era and symbolized a wonderful combination of love, loyalty and friendship.
The piece is crafted in 18ct Yellow Gold and has developed a lovely smoothness with age. It looks wonderful wrapped around the finger and is fully hallmarked inside the shank dating the piece to 1872.
We recommend you insure for £1850, We can provide a written Valuation on completion of the sale.
WEIGHT: 13.2 grams
MEASURES: P in the UK or 7 ¾ USA - Can be sized, we offer this service for free, it takes approximately one week.
FACE MEASURES: Width 14mm x Height 14mm x Depth 5mm
BAND WIDTH: 9mm across
METAL: 18ct Yellow Gold
STONES: Opal (1.60ct)/ Emerald
OPAL MEASURES: 8mm x 6mm
AGE: Victorian, Dated 1872
ORIGIN: Birmingham, United Kingdom
MARKS: Birmingham hallmarks, 18ct stamp, Makers initials: P.A.
ITEM NUMBER: 19-895