Sold at auction 18kt Gold Snake Bracelet Auction Number 2932B Lot Number 2 | Skinner Auctioneers
An Art Deco 18kt Gold Snake Bracelet, France, circa 1920. The hinged bangle designed as a pair of snakes clutching a synthetic sapphire and rose-cut diamond ring, guarantee stamps. #ArtDeco #bracelet
Antique Demantoid Gold Snake Ring
Antique Demantoid Gold Snake Ring. French, circa 1910 The 18K gold ring is finely modeled as a stylized coiled snake. The head of the snake is embellished with a sparkling Russian demantoid. The ring is marked with French eagle-shaped assay mark for 18K gold and maker's mark.
14k Gold Eternal Snake Band / Delicate Antique-inspired | Etsy
The Ouroboros (from the Greek Devouring Snake) has been alive and kicking since the Ancient Egyptians, who first used it as a marker of the beginning and end of time in tomb and funerary art. Centuries later, the Romans embraced the snake as a symbol of everlasting love, but its popularity in jewelry is still most often attributed to Prince Albert, who famously asked for Queen Victorias hand in 1839 with a gold and emerald ring shaped like a snake eating its tail. Their love story was known ...
1728 Skeletal Coffin Ring - Art of Mourning
This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.