Heritagem presents :
This ravishing ring features an intertwining snake. His head is adorned with a beautiful turquoise and he has luscious rubies eyes. This adorable ring is a real testimony of the Victorian period. Snakes may frighten a lot but they were a universaly popular expression of an eternal love and were considered as a powerful symbol of wisdom and protection. The prince Albert proposed the Queen Victoria with an emerald snake ring as the engagement ring, since this time, snakes rings became very popular all along the Victorian era.
It is in good antique condition. The rubies presents some traces of wears but it is barely visible. It was nicely engraved. There is also a pattern on the head in order to accentuate the relief, how refined is it !
The ring weighs 2,2 gr and it measures24,37 (0,95) 21,4 (0,84) x 10,6(0,42). It sizes 9,5 (US) /61(EU) and it could be easily resizable, feel free to ask we will be happy to do it for you (included into the price).
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