This vintage ring is a signet style with stamping and designs on the side that come up to the bezel and frame the blue turquoise stone. The piece could be Navajo made, although with the applied feathers on the side and this rustic style of silverwork, I'm certain this is a Mexican biker ring. From a website about the history of biker rings: "The aftermath of the Mexican Revolution devalued the Peso to being almost worthless. Mexican blacksmiths decided to melt down the metal coins to make objects of higher value. In this case, which sparked a whole revolutionary trend was what has come to be known as ‘Biker Rings’. These rings were first discovered by American motorcycle clubs in the 1940s." Apparently, they were much sought-after due to the ban on brass knuckles and became a sort of replacements for brass knuckles. The term "Mexican Biker Ring" became a generic category, based on their origin in Mexico as well as their popularity with bikers. Most of these rings are unmarked, including this one. As a coin silver ring, the sterling content is only at about .80 versus .975.
The ring is a size 11.75. The ring face measures about 3/4" wide by about 3/4" long. Weighs 20g. Some scratches in the silver, especially on the band.
A great size and style for the lover of biker rings.
This ring can be re-sized for an additional $25, as long as you know your ring size. Ring resizings can take up to ten weeks due to shortages in silversmith help. 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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