Amazing Native American spiny oyster sterling silver ring, created by Navajo Dine silversmith Travis Teller, son of Everett & Mary Teller. Travis has become an accomplished silversmith in his own right.
The ring is set with a huge piece of natural spiny oyster, surrounded with heavy gauge twist wire. The rectangular face of the ring measures 1-3/8 inches tall by 7/8 inch wide. The ring weighs about 21 grams and it is a size 9.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Hallmarked TRT inside a fish by the artist, Travis Teller. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included.
Travis is the son of famous Navajo silversmiths, Everett & Mary Teller and he has learned from his parents. Travis is constantly pushing the boundaries of his craft and his work is very distinctive and easily recognizable. He lives on the Navajo reservation in Lukachukia, Arizona. The last photo shows Travis Teller at a recent Native American Art market @ Washington DC Smithsonian.