This ancient symbol of a snake was worn in Greek and Roman eras as charms or amulets to protect the wearer. The snake or serpent is a symbol of eternity and is also associated with several healing deities, including Asclepios, the Greek god of medicine. The rings were popular throughout the 19th century. A snake ring with emerald eyes was given to Queen Victoria as an engagement ring by Prince Albert. The V&A Museum in London has a triple coiled gold ring with ruby eyes that may have been owned by King George IV.
Double Snake Ring with Sapphire and Ruby Heads and Diamond Eyes
Entwined Snake Ring in Platinum and Yellow Gold
Victorian Style Snake Ring with Pear Shape Diamond Head and Ruby Eyes
Gold Snake Ring in an Antique Design with Old Mine-Cut Diamond
Unusual Double Snake Ring with Emerald and Diamond Eyes
Platinum and Gold Double Snake Ring with Ruby and Diamond Eyes