An antique Byzantine revival gold bangle, circa 1880 Of hinged design and oriental inspiration, the textured gold ram's head terminal to the highly decorated band of bead and ropetwist detail, mounted in yellow gold, some beads deficient, weighing 44.3 grams total, inner circumference 16.8cm
Bonhams : An antique Byzantine revival gold bangle,
vintage 1920s art deco beaded mesh over dress.
Serpentine bracelet, discovered near Corinth, Greece, 4th-3rd centuries BC. “Snakes, traditionally associated with the underworld, were a favorite motif in ancient Greek jewelry, possibly due to the widespread belief in their magic powers.” -The Louvre