Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mesh Snake Bracelet
A thick 935 sterling silver mesh band coils around the wrist or upper arm bearing vivid garnet paste gemstone eyes in this outstanding Victorian snake bracelet. The wrap bracelet has a fleur de lis detailed snake head with eyes, forked tongue and piercing teeth. The snake wrap bracelet ends in a pointed tail. A marvelous old Victorian piece of snake jewelry. The Victorian era proliferated with snake jewelry after Prince Albert proposed to Queen Victoria with the engagement ring bearing the image of a snake with an emerald-set head. For Victoria, the snake was an emblem of eternal love and soon became the the ultimate token of everlasting love.
- Materials: 935 Silver
- Gemstones: Ruby Paste
- Measurements: 22.5 inches from head to tail
- Weight: 34.5 grams
- Condition: Very good overall condition with no breaks and minimal dents.