This vintage Egyptian Snake Ring is made of pewter with an antique gold finish. It is adjustable up or down a size so let me know the size you need and I will resize it for you before it is shipped.
HISTORY: In ancient Egypt, as in many cultures, snakes were both feared and worshiped. As one of the demons of the underworld, the destructive Apophis was feared while the serpent Meretseger was worshiped as the protector of the Valley of the Kings.
A cobra, uraeus, was attached to the headdress of King Tutankhamun and other rulers as their royal insignia and protection. Some believe that Cleopatra was killed by an asp that she had smuggled into her room.
Museum Reproductions - Keeping History Alive
Your purchase of these pieces helps support the museum community and independent jewelers dedicated to duplicating the workmanship of craftsmen from the past.
SNAKE SYMBOL - The snake is the symbol for transmutation of the life-death-rebirth cycle by the shedding of its skin.
It is the energy of wholeness and cosmic consciousness. The knowledge that all things are equal in creation and should be experienced without judgement.
NOTE: These vintage items are discontinued stock and have never been worn. They have just been in a display box in the shop or in storage for over 20 years and it is time for them to go! Sold as is....on some items there may be some tarnish. Many are one of a kind so don't delay in getting the ones you like because they will not last long!
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