This sterling silver ring was made in the 1990s by Navajo Genevieve Blackgoat, who is known for her repousse silverwork, and among concho rings by her or anyone else, this is as heavy and big as they come. It is 52g, which first you have to keep in mind would be considered heavy for a cuff bracelet. And this is a ring, not a cuff! It almost covers the hand and if you wear it on the middle finger, it pretty much makes it impossible to wear anything on the pointer or ring fingers. But it's not only the size and weight that make the ring special. The silverwork is so good. Repousse is created by hammering silver from the back to produce a raised bas relief form on the surface. In this way the piece has dimension and texture, especially since the artist adds in stamping and deep etched marks to contrast with and frame the raised areas. The top layer of repousse must have been then soldered to a flat layer, the backside of which is stamped--an added bonus that is not visible from the front of the ring. Perfect piece if you want a single conversation piece of jewelry. Use for an evening of cocktails, as the ring will dazzle when you hold your glass. This came to me from the estate of a man, who wore it fairly frequently, so it does have some scratches and a small ding or two. Is a unisex style.
The ring face measures 1-5/8" long by 2-1/4" wide. Again, weighs a whopping 52g. Given that the band is so thick, it is hard to tell exactly what size it is, but it seems to fall right between a Size 8 and 9, so I am guessing it is 8.5. Carries a STERLING stamp and the hallmark BLKGT.
Big, bold, beautiful silver.
This ring can be re-sized for an additional $25, as long as you know your ring size. Please convo with a request, or call (505) 369-6865. You can purchase the Custom Resizing in this listing: https://romaarellano.com/listing/483186448/custom-ring-sizing
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