*NEW* Victorian double-headed snake ring, 18ct. yellow Gold and Diamond
A Victorian 18ct yellow gold and diamond double-headed snake ring, fashioned as twin entwined snakes, the snakeheads engraved and set round brilliant cut diamond (each diamond weight approximately 0.20 carats), yellow metal assessed as 18ct. gold, c.1870.
Snake rings were commonly given as a symbol of eternal love. Prince Albert proposed to Queen Victoria with the very first engagement ring, which was in the image of a snake with an emerald-set head. For Victoria, the snake was an emblem of eternal love, making her betrothal ring the ultimate token of happily-ever-after.
- Width 17mm
- Assessed as 18ct. yellow gold
- Diamonds: 2 x round brilliant cut - estimated total diamond weight 0.40 carats (estimated in mount)
- Gross weight 13.8 grams
- Finger size: UK M/ US 6.25
- Ring can be sized upon request.
- Condition - good with some wear.
- Item will be packaged in a gift box and shipped Royal mail with insurance
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