Sterling Silver "Shield"/"Sunburst"
Turquoise w Matrix Oval Cabachon
Lyle Piaso - Navajo Jewelry
A beautiful handmade ring featuring a oval of really attractive blue matrixed Chinese turquoise. If you turn your nose up at turquoise because it comes from China, you might want to rethink that. Saying China has bad turquoise because they do cheap knock-offs of our products would be like saying Persia (Iran) makes bad rugs because we don't like their politics.
It appears this ring will come and go as I am able to acquire it in various sizes, materials, and fabricated by various smiths (these are custom made for a trader shop).
Be prepared for the prices to show significant fluctuation from order to order. Prices will vary, from ring to ring by materials and when it was made and/or purchased
Size 11 - (I also have this design in other sizes of turquoise and lapis.) They are talking about casting this instead of handmaking which will make it a bit less expensive but I hope they keep it handmade.
Remember to check the dimensions-the photos are extreme close-ups
Materials: Oval of Chinese Turquoise surrounded by Sterling Twist Wire
Silver Shield Height: 1-3/16"H
Turquoise Oval Dimensions: 9/16"H x 1/4"W
Repeatable Design: Yes but with qualification. If it is in stock, turn-around is good. If it is not on hand at the trader, it can take 6 months or more to get as it will wait until the next batch is made. Please do NOT assume the price will be the same.
Available in other materials: Potentially: varying shades of turquoise, orange spiny, onyx
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