On offer is a big, handsome authentic vintage NAVAJO hand wrought. 925 sterling silver ring adorned with a large beautiful natural gem quality hand-cut and polished southwestern desert sky blue rectangle shaped cushion cut cabochon turquoise stone that is characteristic of material from the Kingman mines of Arizona. The stone is on a plaque decorated with heavy crescent shaped wire work. This ring is hallmarked STERLING, it is not hallmarked for maker which was quite common in earlier Native American jewelry prior to 1970. We believe it was created circa 1950's or perhaps earlier.
This ring was skillfully crafted with attention to detail in the NAVAJO tradition and is in very good vintage condition (please see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction). It has the patina and smooth feel of quality older silver work.
The hand-cut and polished southwestern desert sky blue turquoise with golden matrix cabochon stone is in very good condition with no chips or cracks and is firmly and securely set in a plain silver bezel. 11/16" long x 9/16" wide. Overall, the ring plaque measures approx.
3/4" long x 3/4" wide; the ribbed shank is approx. 9/16" tapering to 3/16" wide. This NAVAJO ring will fit approx. It weighs a hefty 13.8 grams. This handsome, classic vintage NAVAJO.
925 sterling silver and natural southwest desert sky blue Kingman, Arizona turquoise ring crafted by a skilled artisan would make an outstanding addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, Southwestern American Turquoise, or Historic Cultural Arts and Crafts collection. We have been involved in the design and creation of contemporary jewelry at the undergraduate and post graduate level since 1967. In 1975 we opened a gallery of hand wrought fine art contemporary jewels and have since handled thousands of unique, one of a kind and limited edition pieces crafted predominantly by American artisans with a special emphasis on Native American Art. Will be determined upon request.We believe our photos and description to be an accurate testament. Thus, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Therefore, in the event that we have made an error and you can describe that error to us. Thanks for looking and good luck. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Rings". The seller is "rusfox" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.