The serpent was a Victorian era symbol of everlasting love. Sometimes in the jewelry the gems used also contained a message. In this coiled serpent brooch, they are a representations of the giver’s feelings - rubies for passion and diamonds for consistency.
The serpent is intricately adorned with classic Victorian Etruscan Revival style granulation and exquisite twisted wire ornamentation. Hand-fabricated in 18 karat gold and sweet as can be.
Rose-cuts: heart - 4.65 x 4.68 x 1.20 mm deep, rose cut in the head 3.83 x 3.77 mm
Measurements: 1 1/6” wide x 1” high
Weight: 4.3 grams