Black enamel & 18k Gold serpent bangle. Beautiful example with rose cut diamond encrusted head and tail. Bright ruby eyes. French in origin with appropriate hallmarks. Made during the Victorian era, circa 1860-80. Found in Paris.
Snakes have long been used as a symbol of eternity and eternal love. Please see our Field Guide on a bit more history on this motif.
There are a few repairs to the original enamel. Inner circumference: 7.5"