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Victorian Coily Snake Brooch / Pendant set with Diamonds

997N
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A very unusual and finely made snake pendant that can also be worn as a brooch. It was made circa 1860. It has been set with graded old mine cut diamonds. The snake means “Eternal love” and this is reinforced by the lover’s knot shape in the body. There is a small ruby in the snake’s eye. This jewel was given as a token of love and is so charming because of it’s hidden meanings.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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A rare and stunning piece of Victorian jewellery

Date & Origin

Condition

Excellent

Provenance

English

Materials

GoldSilver DiamondRuby

Hallmarks

Unmarked, tested to silver & gold

Measurements

Height 2.4cm
Width at widest point 3cm
Diamonds approx total weight 1.50 carats

Item Number

997N
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