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Snake Ring & Necklace Giving A Creative Life Force

Snake rings, or serpent rings, have been a popular piece of jewelry for centuries, often symbolizing creative life force. These rings feature a snake design, either winding around the wearer’s finger or in a static position, sometimes with gemstones set along the serpent’s body, allowing for an illusion of movement when the light reflects off them. 

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Mythical Greek History For Snake Jewellery

The mythical Greek creature Ouroboros has been an inspiration for some of the most unique snake rings and snake necklaces. This creature is often depicted as a snake eating its own tail, forming an eternal loop that has long been a symbol of life and eternity. This style of jewellery displays a powerful symbol of life and time, making it the perfect piece of jewellery to mark any special occasion.

For those who want something a little different, there are also double serpent rings. These rings feature two intertwining snakes, often with gemstones set along the snakes’ bodies for a more dramatic look.

History of Snake Jewellery

The symbolic meaning of snake rings dates back to ancient times, when the serpent was often used to represent eternity, infinity, and transformation. The snake has also been linked with rebirth, due to its ability to shed its skin as it grows. These symbols have been adopted by cultures around the world and are still celebrated in popular culture today.

The use of snake jewellery dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, where snakes were believed to possess magical healing powers. Snake rings were often crafted from gold and adorned with precious stones, such as lapis lazuli and amethyst. Ancient Greeks also wore snake rings to honour the gods or to ward off evil. In Roman culture, snake rings were often used as talismans to bring good luck.

In the Middle Ages, snake rings were seen as symbols of protection, fidelity, and fertility. They were very popular among the wealthy, who wore them as a symbol of their power and wealth. During this time, snake rings were often crafted from silver and adorned with semi-precious gems like turquoise and jade.

During the Renaissance period, snake rings were fashionable among members of the nobility, who often adorned their rings with precious stones like diamonds and rubies. In the 19th century, snake rings were often crafted from gold and were often set with colored gems such as sapphires and emeralds.

Today, snake jewellery is still popular and continues to be worn for its symbolic and protective meaning. Snake rings have been embraced by modern culture and can be found in a variety of metals, from sterling silver to platinum. They can also be adorned with a variety of gemstones, from diamonds to labradorite.

Why Wear a Snake Ring

No matter what style you choose, snake rings are a timeless piece of jewelry that will show your commitment and love for years to come. From the mythical Ouroboros to the two-headed serpent, these rings will make a statement that will never go out of style.

Snake rings have been a treasured accessory for centuries. Our featured snake rings are a classic design of a snake’s body to mythological versions featuring the Ouroboros, a circular snake eating its own tail.

In terms of design, our snake ring in gold and silver has something to suit every taste. For those looking for an elegant and timeless piece, the classic snake ring can provide just the right touch of sophistication. Or, if you’re looking for something with a more mythical feel, our Ouroboros snake ring is a great choice.

In addition to our classic and mythical designs, we also have a range of more modern snake rings. Browse our full range of Greek Jewellery today at Apollo Jewellery and find the perfect one for you. To know what size your finger is for any of our rings you can use one of our ring sizer available in our store. 

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