Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist
Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire by Unknown Artist

Late Victorian early Art Nouveau snake ring with diamond ruby and sapphire 1890

Unknown Artist

DiamondRubyGoldSapphireGemstone
€ 6.250

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  • About the artwork

    Antique jewelry object group
    ring

    Condition
    very good condition
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    Country of origin
    unknown

    Style
    Between Victorian and Art Nouveau - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament.

    The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era. Art Nouveau (French for New Style) is an international movement and style of art, architecture and applied ar - especially the decorative arts - that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century (1890–1905).

    The name "Art Nouveau" is French for "new art". It is also known as “Jugendstil”, German for "youth style", named after the magazine Jugend, which promoted it, and in Italy, Stile Liberty from the department store in London, Liberty & Co., which popularised the style. A reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it is characterized by organic, especially floral and other plant-inspired motifs, as well as highly stylized, flowing curvilinear forms.

    Art Nouveau is an approach to design according to which artists should work on everything from architecture to furniture, making art part of everyday life.
    See also: late-Victorian, early Art Nouveau, eclecticism
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    Style specifics
    The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837-1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880), and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).

    We consider this to be of The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period.

    Jewelry of this period is changing back from heavy to more smaller, romantic pieces with often whimsical motifs. Jewelers using diamonds and bright gemstones in elaborated and fine feminine pieces.

    Period
    ca. 1890
    Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.

    Source of inspiration
    Mother Nature

    Theme
    Snakes and serpents - Snakes and serpents are one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. Considerable overlap exists in the symbolic values that serpents represent in various cultures. Some such overlap is due to the common historical ancestry of contemporary symbols. Much of the overlap, however, is traceable to the common biological characteristics of snakes.

    A lot can be said about snakes and serpents. They have been worshipped since the Dark Ages and are a powerful religious symbol with many different meanings, like death and resurrection, while they have also been associated with healing and rivergods and also denote fertility, wisdom and the ability to cure.

    Material
    18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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    Diamonds
    One old brilliant cut diamondwith an estimated weight of ± 0.50ct colour and clarity H/J, i

    All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
    All diamonds we offer are screened by the I.J.G.C. for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

    Precious stones
    One sapphire with an estimated weight of ± 0.52ct
    One ruby with an estimated weight of ± 0.53ct

    All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
    It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.

    Birthstones
    Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April, ruby for July and sapphire for September.
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    Hallmarks
    No trace.
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    Dimensions
    band width top of ring 1,44 cm (0,57 inch)
    see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

    Weight
    8,20 gram (5,27 dwt)

    Ring size Continental EU: 57 & 18¼ , Size USA: 8 , Size UK: P½

    Resizing
    Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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    Adin Reference Nº
    22152-0306

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    Adin, fine antique jewellery

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