Snake rings first came into style in the 1800s when Queen Victoria was given a snake engagement ring by Prince Albert. The intertwined snakes represent eternal love.
This smaller-scale example would make a dramatic midi ring and packs a punch in a smaller size like this.
Materials and Features: sapphire, ruby
Age/Origin: English, c. 1880
Measurements: Size 5, 3.1 grams
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear.
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