Victorian 18k Gold Snake Ring Dated 1892

$ 2,180.00

Following Queen Victoria’s engagement to Prince Albert in 1839, snake rings became fashionable symbols of eternal love and devotion. Prince Albert presented Queen Victoria with an engagement ring featuring a snake with an emerald-set head, symbolizing eternal love and the couple's intertwined destinies. The snake motif in jewelry continued to evolve throughout the Victorian era. These rings were not only fashionable accessories but also carried deep symbolic meaning, representing rebirth, transformation, and protection.

This captivating snake band ring is steeped in elegance and symbolism. The ring is fully hallmarked with marks that tell a story of its English origins; with a crown for England, "18" denoting its gold purity, the iconic Leopard Head indicating its London origin, and the letter "R" for the year 1892, and also a registration mark of "Rd 186515", its maker's mark is "JIS". The face of this ring measures 6.6 north to south and 20 mm across, this size 8 ring stands 2.6 mm off the finger, a band width of 4.3 mm, it weighs 4.7 grams, striking the perfect balance between delicacy and presence.

As a testament to the enduring beauty and craftsmanship of the Victorian era, this 18k gold Snake Band is more than just a piece of jewelry—it is a wearable work of art, steeped in history and ready to adorn the hand of its discerning wearer with timeless elegance and charm.

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