This Classic Navajo Design Kingman Turquoise Ring by Julia Etsitty is a handmade piece of jewelry created by Julia Etsitty, a Navajo artisan known for her traditional designs and craftsmanship. The ring features a high quality, natural Kingman Turquoise stone, which is sourced from the Kingman mine in Arizona, known for producing high-quality turquoise with a range of blue hues and intricate matrix patterns.
Julia Etsitty is recognized for her skill and expertise in creating classic Navajo designs, often incorporating traditional symbols and motifs. Her work exemplifies the artistry and craftsmanship passed down through generations of Navajo silversmiths.
The design of the ring showcases traditional Navajo silverwork techniques. This piece incorporates intricate silver details, such as hand-stamped patterns, scalloped edges, and intricate wire work, enhancing the overall aesthetic of the piece.
The use of Kingman Turquoise in the ring adds to its appeal, as this particular type of turquoise is highly valued in the jewelry industry. Kingman Turquoise is prized for its vibrant blue color, often with dark matrix patterns that add depth and character to the stone.
Material: Sterling Silver, Turquoise
Dimensions: Size 8-1/2, Ring's face is 1-1/8" long.
Weight (in grams): 11.7
Hallmark/Signature: Julia Etsitty, Sterling