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Glamorous snake bangle in three colored gold, before 1967


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Glamorous snake bangle in three colored gold, before 1967
Glamorous snake bangle in three colored gold, before 1967
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For thousands of years, people have adorned their bodies with golden snakes in the form of rings, necklaces and bangles, because their elegant, supple body makes the snake a particularly pictorial motif. Whether in antiquity, Biedermeier, Art Deco or Midcentury: bangles and necklaces in the shape of snakes always nestled seductively around wrists and necks. Each epoch of jewellery history interpreted the motif in its own way, and often the snake took on different symbolic meanings. As an ouroboros, a snake biting its own tail symbolized eternity, so that snake jewellery in the Biedermeier era became an expression of eternal love. At the same time, however, the snake was regarded in the Christian world as the temptress of Eve, and so towards the end of the 19th century snake jewellery was also established, which was intended to emphasize the 'dangerous' beauty of the femme fatale. Thus, the symbolism of the snake has oscillated for millennia and has lost none of its fascination to this day. The bracelet here is a particularly detailed example of snake jewellery from the 1960s. The snake is designed in three-tone gold: The slender hoop, made of links that move, shows alternating yellow, white, and red gold. The head and tail tip of the snake are crafted of yellow gold, but the head is topped with fine overlays of white and rose gold. Two bright green glass stones are set in as eyes, and together with the snake's open mouth and forked tongue, give it an expressive look. The bracelet is fully articulated, so the size is variable. However, the piece is best suited to narrow wrists for more comfortable wear. Import marks show that the jewellery was imported to London in 1967. It is in very good condition.
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Glamorous snake bangle in three colored gold, before 1967
Ssseduction
€ 3,980.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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