Ring with a twisted Snake from Pompeii replica in Sterling Silver 18K gold plated of a ring dated to the 1st cen. BC, discovery on the ruins of Pompeii.
In Roman religion, the serpent-shaped Genie (lat. Genius) was the benevolent guardian spirit of the families abd individuals. In Pompei the snake represented fertility and sexuality. Snake-shaped rings were widespread in the Roman era as health-protecting symbols.
Object inspired by ancient jewelry collections.
Material: Sterling silver 18K Gold plated
Weight: 0,02 lb (10 g)
Dimensions: 0,86 x 0,98 x 0,98 inch (2.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
Size: IT 14 - Ø 0,66 inch (16,80 mm)
" Splendori Luxury in ornaments in Ercolano ", edited by Francesco Sirano.
Handmade product made in Italy.