ANTIQUE VICTORIAN TRIPLE COILED SNAKE BROOCH 18CT GOLD ON STEEL CIRCA 1900
This fabulous Victorian snake brooch is set in Steel, gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold and depicts three coiled serpents, each crowned with a Paste stone in blue, red and green.
Serpent jewellery became popular in the Victorian era and symbolized a wonderful combination of love, loyalty and friendship. This particular piece has woven the snakes together into a design reminiscent of a celtic knot.
A beautiful piece, and an excellent talking point.
WEIGHT: 12.1 grams
FACE MEASURES: Width 22mm x Height 22mm x Depth 16mm
METAL: 18ct Gold, Steel
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1900
ORIGIN: United Kingdom