This sturdy Native American turquoise and sterling silver ring was hand made by Navajo artist Andy Cadman. The ring is set with a natural Kingman Birdseye turquoise stone that is surrounding with applied repousse silver work. The scalloped band is deeply stamped all the way around. The genuine turquoise stone is a bright robin's egg blue color with finely webbed matrix. This ring works well for either a man or a woman.
The ring measures 1-inch wide at the front and narrows to a 1/2-inch wide band at the back. This well crafted ring weighs 21.8 grams and is a very comfortable ring to wear. The turquoise stone is 3/4 inch long by 1/2 inch wide. Size 10-1/2.
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and has Andy Cadman's hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity included.
About the artist: Andy Cadman is the older brother of well-known silversmith Darrel Cadman and a half-brother of renowned smiths Gary and Sunshine Reeves and was taught to do silver work by them. Born in 1966 in Gallup, New Mexico, Andy started silverwork in 1989.