A cabochon of turquoise matrix is encircled by a gold serpent with finely rendered scales. The brownish elements - sandstone - are remnants of the host rock within the turquoise. Formerly a stickpin, we've converted this later 19th century snake into a pendant and added a new 14k gold chain.
14k (tests), 10mm matrix turquoise cabochon, new 14k gold chain
Very good - converted from a stickpin into a pendant
1" x 1/2", 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
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.
Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.
A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb