Wearing a metal ring, especially that of copper, by a seeker on the ring finger stabilizes the body and provides the fundamental support for sadhana or spiritual practices. With the right kind of sadhana, wearing the snake ring can become a key to mystical dimensions of life. The Snake Ring, A Victorian Symbol of Eternal Love. ... Over time the snake has had many meanings but one of the most popular is that of eternity. The Ouroboros (the serpent eating its own tail) is a common symbol for both time and eternity. It, like the circle, represents wholeness and perfection because it has no end.