Antique Garnet Diamond And Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1860

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Antique Garnet Diamond And Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1860

£13,500.00

Description

A Victorian garnet and diamond snake necklace, with old-cut and rose-cut diamonds, in a floral design, in silver settings, on a cabochon-cut garnet, forming the head, with a diamond set heart shaped garnet pendant, hanging from the open mouth, with a tapering, articulated scale link body and an engraved tail end loop, mounted in gold, circa 1860. In Victorian symbolism the snake biting its tail represented eternal love. In a re-fitted antique box.

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item details
Origin British
Period 19th Century
Condition Very good
Materials Gold
Main Gemstone Garnet
Main Gemstone Cut Cabochon Cut
Secondary Gemstone Diamond
Secondary Gemstone Cut Old Cut
Rose Cut

Product REF: S121020N