Signed Vintage Diamond Snake Pin

REF # KJL330P4D

Signed Vintage Diamond Snake Pin

This Signed snake pin from the 1950's bears its history in deep European roots. Weighing 33.4g, over an ounce, this sizable serpent spans 5.3cm long and 3.9cm wide. Coiled for protection, Hissing-Sid is bezel-set with a pair of 0.06ct full-cut diamond eyes graded H color and VS clarity while his royal-blue Enamel head is decorated with 0.30cts of pave-set single-cut diamonds graded H color and SI clarity range. Constructed entirely in 18k yellow and white gold, this colorfully contrasting scary scaled serpent is signed 'R' and rear-fitted with a double pin fur-clip for security, an ideal lapel-pin for that cream or blue colored winter jacket, a heavy two-piece suit or a formal knit dress. As a symbol of wisdom and eternity, the serpent had wound its way through the history of jewelry design since antiquity. Popular in Greek and ..More

This Signed snake pin from the 1950's bears its history in deep European roots. Weighing 33.4g, over an ounce, this sizable serpent spans 5.3cm long and 3.9cm wide. Coiled for protection, Hissing-Sid is bezel-set with a pair of 0.06ct full-cut diamond eyes graded H color and VS clarity while his royal-blue Enamel head is decorated with 0.30cts of pave-set single-cut diamonds graded H color and SI clarity range. Constructed entirely in 18k yellow and white gold, this colorfully contrasting scary scaled serpent is signed 'R' and rear-fitted with a double pin fur-clip for security, an ideal lapel-pin for that cream or blue colored winter jacket, a heavy two-piece suit or a formal knit dress. As a symbol of wisdom and eternity, the serpent had wound its way through the history of jewelry design since antiquity. Popular in Greek and Roman jewelry, both for its decorative potential and its talismanic properties, it was revived in the 1840's in the form of articulated necklaces with gold scale-like linking, the entire body being set with turquoise or diamonds. Less costly versions consisted of a gold body with gem-set heads and tails. Snakes reappeared in the 1830's but they did not develop a following until the 1840's appearing in the form of necklaces in France. By early Victorian England, snakes were the most favored of all decorative subjects. As a decorative motif, the serpent has a profound mythological significance, symbolically connecting to wisdom, eternity and ancestral power. The revulsion for reptiles made the snake a mysterious fascination, consequently demand exceeded supply for a short period. A particular favorite of Queen Victoria whose betrothal ring was snake-shaped to signify eternity, this vile serpent was juxtapositioned, mounted with a heart in his mouth, signifying love.

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Center Stone Details
Stone:Diamonds
Cut:Full
Carat Weight: 0.12cts
Color: H
Clarity: VS range
Other Stones
Diamonds  0.30cts
Cut: Single
Color: H
Clarity: SI range
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Item Details
Measurements: 5.3cm(L) x 3.9cm(W)
Weight:33.4g
REF # KJL330P4D
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Suggested Retail $4,600.00
Your Price $2,990.00

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