Antique Russian Ruby, Diamond and Gold Serpent Ring(108 views)
Description: A Russian antique 14 karat gold ring with ruby and diamonds. The ring has an oval ruby with an approximate weight of carats, 28 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.45 carats. The ring depicts a coiled serpent motif. Russian control and maker marks. Circa 1890. (Item No.: 16341)
Condition Report: Excellent
Literature: A similar ring is discussed in Triumph of Love, by Geoffrey Munn, Thames and Hudson, 1993, page 94.