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The insane popularity of snake jewellery in the 19th century is usually credited to Queen Victoria, who received an emerald-studded serpent ring from her intended, Prince Albert, upon their engagement in 1840. This wonderful curling snake pendant from the 1860s has been converted from a brooch. The serpent's head is chased with artful scales and its eyes are set with diamonds. A pale. 09ct emerald is suspended from its mouth. Do like Vicky did and adorn yourself in some glittering, golden serpent jewels. Materials: pendant: 15k yellow gold, 2 single cut diamonds, .09ct emerald; 14k yellow gold chain. Age: c. 1960. Condition: Excellent. Size: pendant is 1.25" wide, 18" chain. Color: metallic

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