March 24, 2013
If I was a snake, my eyes would be green,
I would wander the land and look real mean….
The Year of the Snake
The snake has long been a favorite icon in jewelry dating as far back as ancient Egypt — think Cleopatra! And with the Chinese Year of the Snake upon us, it appears the snake is hot again in jewelry too. Hedda Shupak declares the Snake the Hot Trend in jewelry in her Centurion article and features several Oscar Heyman pieces from our archives as Oscar Heyman is always ahead of the trends.
Centurion: Hot Trend The Snake Makes Jewelry Hiss-tory
If I was a snake, I’d be red
I would slither and slather
and eat my mice cold….
— October Bradley