Signed Southwest Artist P. James Turquoise Squash Blossom Vintage Ring sz.7 N R

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 06, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
Amazing Hand Crafted Ring, Vintage Turquoise Native Southwestern Ring.. Squash Blossom design.. Size 7..... 1 and 3/8 inches long.. split shank at the face.. band is narrow and thin.. band needs to be soldered.. I have worn the ring, it is wearable but may pinch a bit.. It is my size, so it was fine on my finger... However, I did not wear it for a long period of time.. it's a simple solder, quick and easy.. I do not own a soldering iron.. So will leave to the winning bidder... Width is approx. 5/8 to 3/4 inch... The underside has a very nice name plate, with P. James ...I am unsure if he is Navajo or Zuni, cannot locate that information...The oval turquoise stone is set in a saw tooth mount with braided silver at the base of the stone. also squash blossom flower at the top of the stone.. tiny raindrops, 2 at the top, 2 at the bottom, next to the feather which accents the bottom part of this ring... light stamping in silver next to the braided silver.. The item is old and hand made.. No clean or polish has been done, as that choice is up to the winning bidder...I bought this ring as sterling, however, it has not been tested...approx. weight is 12-15 grams... I see no reason why this Native ring could not be worn by a man or woman....Please keep in mind that the low start bid in no way reflects the true value of this piece.... First ... read more