A Victorian Gold, Ruby And Diamond Twin Serpent Ring
A Victorian yellow gold, ruby and diamond twin serpent ring, the ring in the form of two coiled snakes, one carved head set with an old cut diamond estimated to weigh 0.25 carats and ruby faceted eyes, and the other with a faceted ruby estimated to weigh 0.25carats and diamond-set eyes, all in yellow gold, circa 1890, widtch 0.8 to 1.9 cm, finger size T, gross weight 9.8 grams. Stamped for 14ct gold and additionally tested as 14ct gold.
A Victorian yellow gold, ruby and diamond ring in very good condition.
A lovely Victorian serpent ring. It features two serpents rendered in bright yellow gold coiled around each other, each with ruby and diamond details. The diamond set to the head of one serpent is dazzling, and the ruby set to the head of the other is a deep and vivid hue. Serpent rings rose in popularity in the early Victorian era as engagement rings, but as the nineteenth century progressed, were worn by both men and women.
The finger size of most of our rings can be adjusted and our workshop will be happy to do this free of charge. If you do not know your finger size please request us to post you a finger measure.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.