Native American handmade sterling silver & green amber ring, created by Native American silversmith, L. Bruce Hodgins. The authentic green amber cabachon is set in a beautifully carved setting. Wide shank with intricate hand stamping accentuates the setting and the stone.
The amber is genuine green amber, not amber that has been heat treated to produce a green color. The white spots seen in the amber are reflections.
The face of the ring measures 1-1/8 long by 1 wide, the band narrows to 1/4 wide at the back. The ring weighs 20.8 grams. Size 10.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Gift Box and Certificate of Authenticity included. Hallmarked by the artist. Purchased directly from the artist. Outstanding craftsmanship and one of a kind design. L. Bruce Hodgins provides the unexpected in Native American jewelry.
About L. Bruce Hodgins: It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of the artist L. Bruce Hodgins in 2018. L. Bruce Hodgins created one of a kind jewelry now in collections all over the world. He was the winner of many prestigous awards. He was born in Flagstaff, Arizona in 1959 to a full-blooded Navajo mother and an Irish/Scotch father. Having grown up on the Hopi reservation where his father was Second Mesa Day School principal, Hodgins gained insight into both Navajo and Hopi culture.