HOPI MASTER JEWELER CHALMERS DAY HAS CREATED THIS STUNNING ONE OF A KIND OVERLAY RING BY SELECTING AN EXCEPTIONAL RARE GEM GRADE NATURAL KINGMAN SPIDERWEB TURQUOISE SET IN HEAVY GAUGE STERLING SILVER. THE GEM IS ELECTRIC BLUE WITH COMPLEX BLACK SPIDERWEB MATRIX, CHARACTERISTIC OF THE FINEST GRADE FOUND AT THE MINE. CHALMERS HAS OVERLAID DESIGNS FROM HOPI LIFE. THIS HEAVY GAUGE RING HAS AMAZING OVERLAY WORK, ON ONE SIDE IS KOKOPELLI PLAYING HIS HORN FOR CROPS TO GROW. ON THE OTHER SIDE IS A HUMMINGBIRD TAPPING NECTER FROM A FLOWER. HIS CUTOUT WORK IS SO FINE AND DETAILED IN PERFECT SCALE FOR THE RING. SIGNED BY HOPI SILVERSMITH CHALMERS DAY. TOTAL RING WEIGHT- 14 GRAMS. RING SIZE- 12 (RING CAN BE SIZED BY YOUR JEWLER). KINGMAN GEM GRADE STONE SIZE- 5/16 X 7/16. Chalmers Day learned his art from the Hopi master, Preston Monongye. Gregory Schaaf in his book, American Indian Jewelry Artist Biographies states: Chalmers specializes in very detailed and sophisticated designs in the overlay technique. The quality of his artistry is exceptional. His compositions combine village scenes, cornfields, kachinas and more in a single piece. His jewelry takes one on a journey into the Hopi world. His designs portray the life of the Hopi, their migrations, ceremonies and spiritual figures. He is recognized as one of the greatest overlay jewelers in history. The item “RARE GEM GRADE KINGMAN SPIDERWEB TURQUOISE STERLING SILVER OVERLAY RING. SIGNED” is in sale since Monday, May 22, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Handcrafted, Artisan Jewelry\Rings”. The seller is “dado1391″ and is located in Hagerstown, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: HAND MADE
- Metal: STERLING SILVER
- Main Stone: KINGMAN TURQUOISE GEM GRADE
- Ring Size: 12
- Sizable: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States