Victorian 18 Karat Yellow Gold and Turquoise Snake Locket Necklace, circa 1870

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Victorian 18 karat yellow gold snake necklace from circa 1870. In fantastic condition, this incredible necklace features intricate gold snake scales wrapping around the neck with a snake head set with blue and green turquoise cabochons and 2 old cut diamond eyes, complete with heart locket hanging from its mouth. A beautiful piece!

This necklace measures approximately 16 inches in diameter (clasp closed), 17.25 inches in length, 0.37 inches in depth, and the width ranges from 0.73 inches at the widest part near the snake head to 0.13 inches at the thinnest part of the snake tail.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1870
  • Period
    1870-1879
    Dimensions
    0.37 in. D x 17.25 in. L
    1 cm D x 44 cm L
  • Diameter
    16
  • Length
    17.25 in. (44 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU193456213
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