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Victorian Ruby & Diamond Snake Turquoise Pendant


A rose cut diamond-studded snake clutches a turquoise teardrop. Ruby eyes glitter.


  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), 2 1.3mm ruby cabochons, 6 rose cut diamonds (1 2.3mm, 1 1.2mm, 5 1mm), 1.5cm pear shaped turquoise, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Very good - converted from a pin into a penant

  • Size

    1" length including the bale, 18" chain

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Snakes:Fertility, Power, Wisdom, Renewal and Healing.

Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Turquoise:Health, Luck and Friendship

A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb