ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GILT GARNET PASTE & TURQUOISE COILED SNAKE BANGLE
An antique English pinchbeck gilt yellow metal hinged bangle, with a snap clasp and modelled as an coiled 'Ouroboros' snake (symbolising eternity), set with natural turquoise cabochons and foiled garnet pastes.
Most distinctive, so collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. Slight signs of wear to stones & shallow denting commensurate with age and use. Disparity to turquoise colours natural. Appears to have been recently cleaned.
DATE/MARKS: Mid 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 6 ¼ inches inner circumference (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 23.3 grams.