|Title:||Sterling Silver Marked Signed NAKAI Vintage Large Ring|
|Date/Era/Period:||was a gift in 1980's|
|Description:||Vintage nakai sterling silver ring with leaves and aqua colored stoneYour|
|Condition:||excellent to mint condition. I have only used is maybe three or four times since 1980|
|Origin:||Hello, in high school a native friend gave this ring to my as a gift in 1980 when I was in high school. his mother same native and maybe that where he acquired it from. Maybe the ring is older then when I recieved it as a gift.|
|Provenance:||Originated from same culture family~ friend|
|Appraised By:||George Smith|
|Appraiser Comments:||Your ring is a Navajo ring that is hallmarked Nakai which is a makers hallmark from the Navajo jewellers guild...YOur ring is quite an attactive piece that very likely is circa 1970's jusdging by the style apparant..the silver used in these hand crafted rings in very pure and very often exceeds the level of sterling (925)..the stone is turquoise as this type of stone represents many things to the Navajo including health, bravery, loyalty and good karma...niece piece of jewellery that is easily worth the amount shown below..|
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