Victorian 18kt Gold Snake Diamond Flower Pendant
A gorgeous pendant from the Victorian period, c1860. The pendant is made 18kt gold and has the most beautiful twisted circular frame with a snake entwined around it. The snake is so elegant and has a perfect forked tongue. He has a pale green emerald set into his head and two little cabochon ruby eyes. To the bottom is a sprig of rose diamonds. It appears as though the snake is moving around the frame to eat the forbidden fruit! The pendant is complete with a little twisted gold bail; a beautiful detail that completes the piece perfectly. This unusual piece is in excellent condition and would make a wonderful addition to any collection.
The pendant hangs on a 14kt gold fill chain.
Materials - 18kt Gold (tested), Emerald, Ruby, Diamonds
Age - C1860
Size - The circular frame measures approx 25mm across with the width of the snake adding an extra 1.5mm. The bail measures approx 5mm in diameter
Condition - Excellent. A little patina to the gold
Weight - 2.88g pendant only