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Rare Georgian 15ct Gold-Cased Ouroboros Snake Split Ring

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SKU: 9842

Description:

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This rare Georgian 15ct Gold-cased ouroboros snake split ring is a magnificent 16mm split ring over 200 years old. Shaped into a slithering coiled snake, this split ring is ready for your favourite charm or two. 

This is one of the finest antique split rings we have in our collection. Steeped in alchemy, ouroboros were classic 18th and 19th century symbols of eternity. Why not pair this with a snake chain to complete the look?

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1800.

MEASUREMENTS: Split ring 16mm diameter x 2.5mm thick.
Weight: 1.7g.

MATERIALS:  15ct Gold Cased over Metal.

HALLMARKS: Tests as 15ct Gold cased with Metal core.

Condition:

EXCELLENT-VERY GOOD: This rare Georgian 15ct Gold-cased ouroboros snake split ring is in superb condition throughout. The split ring can still be worn with ease, and overall the circular shape has kept very well indeed. The opening of the split ring no longer sits flush but this is to be expected from an antique split ring.