On offer is an authentic, handsome vintage NAVAJO hand wrought. 925 sterling silver ring adorned with a beautiful, gem quality natural hand-cut and polished southwestern sky blue oval shaped cabochon bird's eye turquoise stone. The superb stone is characteristic of material from the Kingman or perhaps Morenci mine regions in Arizona.This four (4) split band ring is hallmarked F C most likely for artist maker FREDERICK CHAVEZ and Sterling for silver content. We believe this ring was created circa 1980. This classical ring was expertly 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). The gem quality oval shaped natural hand-cut and polished brilliant southwestern sky blue bird's eye Kingman or Morenci turquoise cabochon stone is in very good condition with no chips or cracks. It is firmly and securely set in a serrated silver bezel surrounded with raindrop beading.
The large stone measures approx. 1" long x 1/2" wide.
Overall, the ring plaque measures approx. 1 1/4" long x 5/8" wide; the four (4) band shank is approx.
5/8" tapering to 1/4" wide. This NAVAJO ring will fit approx. This handsome, classic vintage NAVAJO.
925 sterling silver and southwest desert sky blue bird's eye Kingman or Morenci Arizona turquoise ring crafted by the highly skilled artisan FREDERICK CHAVEZ would make an outstanding addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, Southwest American Kingman or Morenci 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. Thanks for looking and good luck.