This beautiful ring is a size 9 to 9 1/4 and was created by Navajo Artist Samuel Yellowhair at Running Bear.
The Spiny Oyster is purple with white.
Surrounding the shell is twisted silver wire and a carved sterling silver border.
It's marked 925 and signed.
It's 1" tall by just over 3/4" wide
weight: 9.6 grams on my scale
I placed a quarter there for scale.
Spiny Oyster Shell, Spondylus Brodnip Princess, is found in the Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift!
Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)