Antique Edwardian 18ct Yellow Gold And Diamond Snake Ring - Birmingham 1910

Collections: Sold Archive

Stepped in symbolism dating back as early to the Ancient Greek civilisation, the Snakes ability to shed its skin has always been admired as a symbol of transformation, immortality, and healing.

This particular antique ring is crafted in 18ct yellow gold and handcrafted in Birmingham in 1910 and fully hallmarked as such.

Modelled as a wide triple coiled Snake whose head then rests upon his coiled body and set with five lovely old Mine cut diamond in graduated fashion.

Wide throughout at 1.0cm at the widest point and 7.0mm there after, not tapering to the rear shank at all.

In our opinion a Snake rings face is all important… and this little guy has the sweetest face!

Superbly comfortable on the finger this heavy, beautifully made antique ring will not disappoint.

1 @ approximately 3.14mm = 0.12ct
1 @ approximately 3.1mm = 0.10ct
1 @ approximately 2.3mm = 0.05ct
1 @ approximately 1.7mm = 0.02ct
1 @ approximately 1.2mm = 1.01ct
TDW estimated in settings 0.30ct

Colour H-I
Clarity mixed SI2-P1

1.0cm at widest point
7.0mm thereafter for full circumference of shank

7.88 Grams

‘JB’ - Makers mark
Crown / 18 / ‘Anchor’ for Birmingham / ‘l’ for 1910

U or 20.0mm diameter US 10 1/4
Not advisable to re-size - possible by a very competent jeweller

Very very good antique condition.  Diamonds are bright and sparkly.  Ring is solid with no thinning throughout, hallmarks very crisp and clear. Solid and beautifully made antique ring.

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