early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Nuremburg, Germany
Diameter (bezel): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Height (bezel): 1/4 in. (0.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Snake ring with a compartment for hair. The head and tail are set with small, cabochon turquoises. The body of the snake has a raised, openwork back with a hollow for hair.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection