• SOLD Victorian 18ct Gold Diamond Head Snake Ring

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    A gorgeous snake ring from the Victorian period, c1880s. The ring is made from 18ct gold and is a lovely fine coil of gold that snakes around the finger. To the head is a little rose cut diamond set in a rub over setting. The snake coils up the finger and looks very elegant on the hand. There is a little etching to the head, though this has worn slightly, and the coiled body has a lovely smooth appearance. A lovely and tactile piece.

    Details:

    Materials - 18ct Gold (fully tested), Rose Diamond

    Age - C1880s

    Size - The fine coil is approx 1.5 - 2mm all the way around. The rose diamond is approx 2mm in diameter

            Ring size  UK O - P  US Approx 7 - 7 1/2  This ring cannot be resized

    Condition - Good. There is some wear commensurate with age and faint traces of gilding in the past. All metal has tested as 18ct. The setting to the diamond has been re-soldered sympathetically at some stage. 

    Weight - 3.63g