Darryl Dean Begay Rare Gem Grade Hidden Valley Spiderweb Turquoise Solid 18K Gold Over Tufa Cast Sterling Silver Ring
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A large and exceptional square cut gem grade Hidden Valley turquoise was selected for this fine ring created by Darryl Dean Begay. The natural cabochon is from an elusive hat claim that was discovered briefly in the early 70’s and was subsequently lost to history. The flawless specimen is vibrant blue green with complex reddish and golden brown spiderweb matrix, a unique color combination all its own. Darryl has set it in a thick solid 18 karat gold bezel entirely made by hand out of cast ingot. He has set it atop a complex shank, the design hand carved out of tufa stone. The shank has raised polished edges with a textured and oxidized interior. Bright arrowheads glow below the gem. This is one of his most distinctive and collectible rings.
Ring Size: 10 1/2 Stone Size: 3/4 in. x 9/16 in. This piece can be easily re-sized upon request for an additional $25.00 fee.
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