Tiny rose cut diamond chips surround the main sapphire, one seems to be a replacement, it looks a little whiter. Not noticeable to the naked eye though. Snake measures 4cm x1.5 cm and is 2.91 grams. Snakes became very popular in victorian jewelry in the 1840's when Prince Henry gave Queen Victoria a snake engagement ring. This became the symbol of eternal love.
Pin is in great shape. Eagle head stamped on clasp for 18k. The item "Antique Victorian 18k Diamond, Sapphire Snake Pin Brooch French" is in sale since Thursday, July 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches".
The seller is "kkrmom" and is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.