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The Year Of The Snake

February 5th, 2013

RC Snake choker | Alson JewelersAccording to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 is The Year of the Snake beginning on February 10th.  The snake is considered to be a symbol of luck and believed by many to bring a year of prosperity and peace.  Similar to the houses of the Western Zodiac in astrology, the animals of the Chinese Zodiac represent personality traits of the people born under a particular animal and it is believed that the animals of that year will impact events that occur in the world.

If you were born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, you were born under the sign of the Snake.  It is believed that people born under this sign possess characteristics such as self-reliance, thoughtfulness, are naturally intuitive and deep thinkers.

Famous people born under this sign are John F. Kennedy, Oprah Winfrey, Bob Dylan, Kanye West, Howard Stern, Edgar Allen Poe, Pablo Picasso, Abraham Lincoln and James Joyce.

In honor of The Year of the Snake, we have put together our favorite jewelry looks.  Which one is your favorite?

Roberto Coin Ruby and Diamond Snake Bracelet

RC snake bracelet | Alson Jewelers

Gurhan 24k Gold and Diamond Ring

Snake ring 24k gold diamonds | Alson Jewelers

Roberto Demeglio White, Brown and Black Diamond Bracelet

Snake skin bracelet | Alson Jewelers

Roberto Coin Diamond Snake Pendant

RC Diamoand Snake | Alson Jewelers

Roberto Demeglio Spyros Brown and Black Diamond Bracelet

snake 3Roberto_Demeglio_Spyros (1) | Alson Jewelers

Roberto Coin Snake Ring in 18k Rose Gold and Brown Diamonds

RC Snake Ring | Alson Jewelers

*Sapphire and diamond snake choker at the top of the page by Roberto Coin.