This chunky gold ring is styled as two intertwined snakes; one with a gypsy set sapphire head, and one with a gypsy set diamond. The is marked for 1885, and snake motifs were extremely popular in Victorian English jewellery, symbolising faithful love and eternity.
MATERIALS: Sapphire approximately 0.45ctsm old cut diamond of approximately 0.35cts set in14ct gold
DIMENSIONS: USA: 11.5, UK: X. Weight: 7.0g.
ERA / HALLMARKS: Makers mark: 'WNL d' and hallmarked '585' for 14ct gold, and the Birmingham office assay mark for imported items in 1885.