Ring, Sterling Silver, Sheild, Hallmark, 670
STATEMENT RINGS ARE BIG RIGHT NOW -- IN EVERY SENSE.
Crafted by Southwest jewelry artisan Calvin Martinez, this statement ring is a unique abstract shape of sterling silver, centered by a fluted silver dome with triple tentacles extending from each end, with accents of twist wire, scrolls, silver beads and fluted drops. At over 2” long, it’s certain to be a conversation starter.
Calvin Martinez (1960-; Navajo). Active since 1980s. Traditional; hand-wrought; stamp work; stone sets. some silverwork collaboration with Dinah and Peter Gasper (set, carved stones). Award winner.Mark: C. MTZ (inside an arrowhead)
- artist: Calvin Martinez
- markings: NAVAJO Sterling C.MTZ inside an arrowhead
- materials: sterling silver
- dimensions: 1" x 2 1/4"
- weight: 18 grams
- sizes: 7
- nice vintage condition
- silver has a nice patina
- light wear from use
- heavy stamped band
- style number: JR670