This fabulous Native American Navajo made sterling silver ring features a stunning natural Apache Blue turquoise stone, which is bright blue with dark matrix. The ring has a spiral silver wire surrounding the stone. The border is carved. There are silver sea shell designs on either side of the shank.
The face of the ring measures 1-1/8 inch tall by about 7/8 inch wide. It has a five-way split wide band with applied silver fans at the sides. Size 7.
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and is hallmarked by Walter Vandever, Gift box & Certificate of Authenticity included.
Apache Blue Turquoise is a small Nevada turquoise mine with lots of potential. So far only a small amount of this nice natural hard blue turquoise with eye popping black matrix has been found. The mine (an open pit) has recently re-opened.