Victorian Ruby & Gold Snake Earrings

Victorian ruby snake earring, in 15k gold, Circa 1860. Original Back-to-front ear closures.

Wearable original hooks with 'wig hooks' intact. These hooks served a double purpose on larger earrings they were useful to tie the earring into the hair to alleviate weight while also keep the earrings from tipping forward.

English in Origin, found in London.