Snake jewelry has always been part of every woman's desire. Since ancient times, especially since Roman times, the snake jewel has been a "must have". So tasteful that it is still used as a model today. 


With a mysterious charm thanks to their graceful and sinuous shape, snakes have an ambivalent meaning: on the one hand for their "earthly" nature and linked to nature, on the other hand their transforming ability at the moment of moulting make them an eclectic and elegant. The desire to make it “precious” was therefore a natural step: as an arm ornament or as a bracelet on the wrist that twisted like a branch, a simply indispensable element.


With a strong but at the same time refined character, snake-shaped jewelery creations have represented in history an accessory element of a grand soirée: in fact, many divas have shown off this preciousness throughout history. Carlo Luca Della Quercia offers versatile antique jewels as in the case of this precious from the 1940s from the Illario private collection: it can in fact be interpreted both as a necklace in multiple variations, and as a bracelet. gran soirée: molte sono state infatti le dive che hanno sfoggiato tale preziosità nel corso della storia. Carlo Luca Della Quercia propone gioielli antichi di foggia versatile come nel caso di questo prezioso degli anni ‘ 40 del Novecento della collezione privata Illario: può essere infatti interpretato sia come collana in più varianti, sia come bracciale.


But going back in time again, even in nineteenth-century England the snake was considered a classy ornament that could be worn as a bracelet like this one: with a reassuring blue color and extraordinarily articulated material. Carlo Luca della Quercia takes us into a not too distant and easily accessible historical era, thanks to this unique object.


To admire all the jewels of the 1930s proposed by Carlo Luca della Quercia: