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Antique Victorian Ruby and Diamond 22K Yellow Gold Snake Brooch

$3,310

About the Item

A stunning Victorian 0.59 carat ruby and 0.08 carat diamond, 22 karat yellow gold and silver set 'snake' brooch; part of our diverse antique jewelry collections This stunning, fine and impressive Victorian brooch has been crafted in 22k yellow gold with a silver setting. The brooch has been modelled in the form of a snake, twisted and entwined around itself. The head of the snake is ornamented with a feature 22k yellow gold bezel set cushion cut ruby. A further five graduated 22k yellow gold pavé set round cut rubies graduate the back of the snake's head. A total of sixteen pavé set Dutch cut diamonds embellish the silver set snakes head. Two smaller bezel set round cut rubies represent the snake's eyes. The writhing body of the snake is plain and unembellished. The brooch secures to the reverse with a 9k yellow gold hinged pin and safety clasp. This brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 22k gold and silver set, with a 9k gold pin. This Victorian snake brooch with rubies is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. Condition This stunning antique Victorian 1880s snake brooch is exceptional quality set with rubies and very well color matched, very high color graded old cut diamonds. The brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in excellent condition. Ruby Quality Color Red Cut Cushion / Round Content 0.59 carat Diamond Quality Color (average grades) H Clarity (average grades) P1 Cut Dutch Content (total) 0.08 carat Dimensions Length of setting 2.5cm/0.98" Width of setting 3.6cm/1.41" Height of setting 1.13cm/0.44" Weight 11.01 grams Date: Circa 1880 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of snake jewelry/estate jewelry. Item Ref. SKU: A7758
  • Metal:
    Gold,22k Gold,9k Gold,Yellow Gold,Silver
  • Stone:
    Diamond,Ruby
  • Stone Cut:
    Cushion Cut
  • Weight:
    11.01 g
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 0.44 in (11.18 mm)Width: 1.41 in (35.82 mm)Length: 0.98 in (24.9 mm)
  • Style:
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin:
    Unknown
  • Period:
    1880-1889
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1880
  • Condition:
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location:
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: A77581stDibs: LU12826967761

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