Victorian Era Enamel and Diamond Snake Bracelet
19th century snake bangle, set with both old mine cut and rose cut diamonds. ruby eyes. The body is crafted in 18k gold and hinged at 4 points allowing for a varied fit. English in origin. Circa 1860.
The snake is a classic victorian motif, symbolic of eternity and eternal love.
Small locket compartment under the neck of the snake has lost its glazing.