A 9ct gold snake bangle. Designed as an engraved snake head, with ruby eye detail, to the coiled body bangle. Maker's marks for Smith & Pepper. Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1979. Total weight 20.6gms. Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.Stamped 'steel spring'Rubies medium slightly pinkish-red, well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.Stones in good condition with minor abrasions.Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.