Snakes have long been a popular jewelry choice made popular during the Victorian era. The ring is cast in 10k gold and has lovely carved scales adorning the body. The eyes of the snakes have a bright diamond paste stone. Paste stone is a glass making technique that creates vibrant stones. It is a traditional jewelry technique that dates back to 1784 and at several times was valued higher than its natural stone competitors. The ring is in good vintage condition with minimal wear. The ring has a partial mark of 10k in the inside of the band.