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The snake motif is often seen in jewellery that goes as far back as Roman times and represented eternal love. Queen Victoriaâ€™s own engagement ring was a snake ring set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, and as she was so influential in fashion and design in the 19th century, she would have no doubt influenced other people to wear snake rings, even after her death, and here is a very smooth and tactile antique double snake ring set European cut diamonds. Hand made in 18 carat yellow gold in 1918, the entwined snakes look and feel so smooth making this ring so incredibly comfortable to wear all the time. MeasuringÂ 12.7mm wide at the top, it tapers down to 5.3mm wide at the back and is set with two European cut diamonds that total 0.08 carats and add an elegant sparkle to the ring without going overboard. With a design that is steeped in history, this antique double snake ring will always be such a wonderful conversation starter. Stock# ES8720 Hallmarked: Chester 1918 $Sold.
The snake motif has been seen in jewellery as far back as Roman times and represented an eternal love. Indeed Queen Victoria's own engagement ring was a snake ring set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, and as she was so influential in fashion and design in the 19th century, she would have no doubt influenced other people to wear snake rings such as this charming 15ct gold diamond set antique snake ring made in the 1890's. The sensual and tactile look and feel to this ring is just wonderful as is the detail of the two diamonds in the eyes. Further highlighted with three more European cut diamonds, the five diamonds come together to total 0.24 carats. The sparkle form the diamonds really highlights and accentuates this ring and the design alone will no doubt make it such a wonderful talking point. Measuring around 15mm wide at its widest section to 5.3mm wide at the back, and combined with all the charm of eternal love, there is little doubt that this antique diamond snake ring will always be loved and admired every time that it is worn. Stock# ES7475 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Queen Victoria herself popularised snake rings by receiving a wedding ring from Prince Albert in the form of a snake with an emerald set head, and as she was so influential with fashion, it is no wonder that the snake ring was made so popular and sought after such as this antique diamond snake ring made in 1901. Made in 18ct yellow gold, this is quite a wide and substantial snake ring that measures 12.2mm wide at the top and 8.5mm wide at the back. Set with five diamonds that graduate in size so beautifully, they total 0.32 carats and really highlight this ring so well making it stand out day or night. The feel of the smooth finish to this ring makes it so tactile to touch let alone wear on the finger and is so comfortable to wear all the time, day or night. This is such a beautiful antique snake ring that will always be such a wonderful talking point and conversation starter. Stock# ES7393 Hallmarked: Chester 1901 $Sold