Classic Native American handmade and authentic high grade Kingman turquoise ring purchased directly from the artist back in 2010. The ring has been in a private collection since it was purchased and has been hardly ever worn. Excellent condition.
High quality sterling silver ring with a large natural Kingman turquoise stone, created by award winning Navajo artist, Orville Tsinnie. The stone is in perfect condition with no cracks or blemishes, only natural matrix. This bold contemporary ring is made from heavy gauge sterling silver and even the deep bezel is made from heavy gauge sterling silver. Heavy triple wire shank.
The face of the ring measures 1-1/8 long by 3/4 wide. Weighs 20 grams. Size 12-1/4. Hallmarked by the artist.
All the Orville Tsinnie jewelry we sell was purchased directly from the artist, so you don't have to worry about authenticity. This piece is guaranteed to have been hand made by legendary Navajo silversmith, Orville Tsinnie.
About Orville Tsinnie: Orville Tsinnie was a master Navajo silversmith who had been making jewelry since the 1970s and had won numerous awards. Orville Tsinnie passed away on May 23,2017. This ring was purchased in person from Orville back in 2010 and later sold to a private collector, who held it until recently. The ring will make a fantastic addition to your Orville Tsinnie jewelry collection. Excellent condition.
The last picture shows Orvile with his wife Darlene and one of their granddaughters, when we met them at an IACA show back in 2009.