A Victorian Gold, Ruby And Diamond Twin Serpent Ring

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.

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.

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