Antique Victorian 15k Ruby Cabochon Snake Ring
Details: A chic 15k gold Victorian-era snake ring featuring a ruby cabochon head and rose cut diamond eyes. The snake's unadorned body wraps around the finger three times in an old world design that is also decidedly modern.
Historically snakes have always been revered as powerful symbols of rebirth and transformation, dating back to the early Egyptians. During the Victorian era serpent motifs came to symbolize eternal love. Snake jewelry and rings in particular became extremely popular in the mid-1800's due to widespread admiration for Queen Victoria's emerald-set snake engagement ring.
Measurements: This ring can be sized.
Origins: English, c. 1880's.
Notes: If you'd like to have this ring sized, please indicate the size in the "Special Instructions" box at checkout and allow minimum 3 weeks for sizing and delivery. A fee will be assessed depending on the work and we will contact you with the details.