This ring is a size 8 3/4 and was created by San Felipe Artist Philip Sanchez.
The Number 8 Mine Turquoise stone is a sky blue with a perfect gold matrix. The stone sets
in a smooth sterling silver bezel with a carved border.
Philip Sanchez, San Felipe Artist and Silversmith, was born in 1951 at the San Felipe Pueblo. He was raised on a large ranch with his 8 sisters and 5 brothers. They grew up tending to a variety of livestock and farming fresh fruits and vegetables. Philip stayed close to his roots with livestock of his own and enjoys horseback riding to check on livestock or just to go for a ride at sunset.
It's marked sterling and signed.
It's 1" tall by 5/8" wide.
Weight: 8.2 grams on my scale
I placed a quarter there for scale.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift!
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