Contemporary handmade Native American Navajo inlay multi-stone sterling silver ring size 5 Stamped sterling silver &. Conditions are new with tags. Gorgeous stones in this ring include. Orange - spiny oyster shell.
Blue - sleeping beauty turquoise. White - white fire opal.
This ring is made with the famous Navajo style; Inlay. Inlay is the process of hand-cutting each stone to fit in a flush surface. As you can see, the stones are also slightly raised to give it a textured feeling.
There are 7 hand cut stones soldered and inlayed into a silver bezel. With gorgeous silver work surrounding the stones.
Ring is approximately 1/8 inch's wide. Located in Globe, AZ, the Sleeping Beauty turquoise mine is one of the most well known producers of turquoise in the world, producing everything from low grade white chalk to a hard, sky blue material with clarity that has made it famous in European markets where they prefer turquoise with no matrix.For years, due to it's consistent color, low cost and high availability, it has also been extremely popular among Native American artists, particularly from the Zuni Pueblo.