A striking early 20th century gold snake ring. The ring is heavy (15.82 grams), and the chunky body of the snake wraps around a finger beautifully. The snake has a transitional cut diamond that is approximately 0.50 carat (J & SI1) on its head, and the stone is bezel set in white gold. Deep red hued ruby eyes and finely done engravings throughout the body complete the figure. This 14k gold ring is signed by 'Larter and Sons' inside. Established as Larter, Elcox & Co. in 1865, Larter & Sons was founded in 1905, Newark, NJ. The company had a factory in Newark and their office on Maiden Lane in New York City. They specialized in gentleman's jewelry mainly. With their fine craftsmanship and refined designs, Larter & Sons became one of the most renowned American jewelers in history. This ring is comfortable when worn, and overall it is in great condition.
US Size: 8.75-9