Victorian Banded Agate 18K Gold Snake Pendant
An 18K yellow gold snake holds on to a Scottish banded agate teardrop in this Victorian necklace, produced in the late 1800s. The teardrop pendant banded agate has wonderful coloring with stripes of brown, black and white. The snake throughout time has been the symbol of eternity. Banded agate necklaces were so popular in Victorian England, that by around 1900, the mines that produced these stones were exhausted. Exquisite Victorian pendant as in style today as it was well over 100 years ago.
Materials: 18 karat yellow gold
Gemstone: Scottish Banded Agate
Measurements: Pendant drop measures 1.25 inches and we've suspended the pendant from a newer 17 inch fine link gold filled chain.
Date: Circa late 1800s
Condition: In excellent condition with no chips or nicks to the and the gold snake having a lovely warm patina.