This ring is a size 7 and was created by Navajo Artist Alfred Martinez.
The Spiny Oyster is purple with striations of yellow.
Surrounding the shell is twisted silver wire with silver raindrop breads at the top and bottom.
It's marked sterling and signed.
It's 1 1/8" tall by just over 5/8" wide
weight: 8.5 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 :)