Entwined Snake Garnet to Head 18k Gold Fix Brooch Pin Antique Victorian c1890

Midas Antiques

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Snakes have always been a popular symbol to be used in jewellery especially after Prince Albert gave Queen Victorian a snake engagement ring representing forever love, this is a charming 18ct yellow gold fix brooch or pin dating from the late Victorian period. Depicting two snakes with garnet stones to their head, the stones have been tested, are in good order & colour. The gold fix mark can be seen to the rear. Good secure clasp & pin. Simply charming antique brooch.
Size 4.7 x 1.5 cm or 1.8 x 0.6 inches.
Weight 4.2 grams or 2.7 penny weight.