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Victorian Garnet and Turquoise Snake Brooch

About the Item

This is an antique snake brooch. Fabulously crafted and coiled in 15ct yellow gold to depict the infinity symbol; this piece is set with turquoise stones to the head and garnets for eyes with a wonderful pear shaped garnet dropper from the open mouth. This entwined snake is a marvellous example of fine Victorian jewellery and the popularity of its style at the time. Condition: Used (Very Good) Weight: 7.8 grams Dimensions: 41mm x 38mm x 12mm Garnets: 1 (11mm x 8mm) 2 (1.5mm) Turquoise: 1 (3mm x 2mm) 1 (2mm x 1.5mm) Tested As: 15ct Gold Period Of Manufacture: Victorian Box: Vintage Jeweller Gift Box
  • Metal:
    Gold,Yellow Gold
  • Stone:
    Garnet,Turquoise
  • Stone Cut:
    Pear Cut
  • Weight:
    7.8 g
  • Style:
    Victorian
  • Period:
    Late 19th Century
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Unknown
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: OCT2101981stDibs: LU3981221809992
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