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Queen Victoria was presented with a snake ring as her engagement ring from Prince Albert making the snake ring a very popular design quite often seen in jewellery from the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and here is a lovely antique diamond set snake ring that was made in Chester in 1906. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, the ring feels so smooth and tactile and is incredibly comfortable to wear all the time. With a beautiful snake design, on the top of the head is a 0.04 carat European cut diamond that sparkles beautifully and highlights the design of the ring. Measuring 12mm wide at the head section to 4.3mm wide at the back, the ring is also still in wonderful condition even after all these years and can so easily be worn on a daily basis. Practical to wear at any time of the day or night as well as so easily able to be worn with other antique jewellery as well as modern, this antique diamond snake ring is simply perfect. Stock# ES9588 Hallmarked: Chester 1906 $2,650
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The snake design in jewellery goes as far back as Roman times and represented eternal love and was also embraced during the romantic Victorian era when this ring was made. Made in 18 carat yellow gold in Birmingham in 1894, the ring measures an impressive 13.9mm wide at the centre by 10.3mm wide at the back and it has such a smooth feel to it that is so tactile to touch and feels incredible to wear. With two natural rubies for its eyes, there are three larger mine cut diamonds that total 0.23 carats and lead down to two smaller single cut diamonds that total 0.05 carats. These diamonds not only sparkle beautifully, but they also have all the charm and character of being genuine antique cut diamonds that were cut by hand over 120 years ago. Still in wonderful condition, this ring has a look and feel that will make it so easy to wear with other antique jewellery just as much as modern contemporary jewellery and always fit right in. Stock# ES9480 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1894 $6,200
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The snake design in jewellery goes as far back as Roman times and was popularised during the Victorian era when Prince Albert presented Queen Victoria and engagement ring designed as snake set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, and here is a lovely antique diamond snake ring made in 1890 set with mine cut diamonds. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, the high polish finish to the ring will allow this ring to easily be worn with other antique jewellery as well as modern contemporary jewellery and fit right in. Measuring 10.2mm wide at the centre, it tapers down to 4.2mm wide at the back and sits so comfortably on the finger. Each head of the snake is set with a genuine antique mine cut diamond which was the predecessor to the European cut diamond, and these two diamonds total 0.20 carats in weight and add the right amount of sparkle to the ring. With a design that is steeped in history, this Victorian era antique snake ring is so beautiful and will always be a wonderful conversation starter. Stock# ES8789 Hallmarked: London 1890 $Sold.
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 $3,450
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