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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1074364: Antique Victorian Snake Serpent Enamel Knot Brooch

Antique Victorian Snake Serpent Enamel Knot Brooch

£265    $345    €315
This highly unusual antique brooch features a snake, twisted into a knot design, decorated with monochrome enamel work and colourful Paste stones.
 
The cult of snake jewellery began in 1840 when Queen Victoria received a snake Emerald ring from Prince Albert for their engagement. Snake jewellery went on to be very popular throughout the 19th century, symbolising eternity and everlasting love.
 
This quality brooch would make a great addition to any collection or the perfect gift.
 
METAL
 
Gold Gilt / Pinchbeck
 
STONES
 
Paste
 
MEASUREMENTS
 
Measures 3.8cm x 2.4cm
 
Snake head measures 6mm
 
WEIGHT
 
7.0 grams
 
CONDITION
 
This beautiful Victorian brooch remains in great condition. There is some wear the the enamel in keeping with age but the majority of the enamel work is untouched. The gold is bright and the Paste stones are original and secure.
 
Internal Reference: SD344
Antique Number: SA1074364
Dateline of this antique is Victorian
Antique #SA1074364, showcased on this page, originates from the victorian Era. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
   The Victorian Era   
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