SOLD: Victorian engraved gold snake ring, hallmarked Chester 1899


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Look carefully and you’ll see two snakes nestling in this wide, 18-carat yellow gold ring made in Chester in 1899.

Barely differentiated from their rich, deeply engraved surround, two opposing snake heads emerge from an artful arrangement of the ornate pattern.

At R, or 8 3/4, this is a large example of an antique ring – so it might appeal to those of you often frustrated by the tiny sizes of most 19th century rings.


• Handmade in 18-carat yellow gold
• Size approximately 8 3/4 or R, but easily resized free of charge
• Band width is 10mm at front, tapering to 6mm at back
• Weight is 6.6 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique box is not for sale)

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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