1980's contemporary vintage ring. Inlayed with genuine Lapis on the sides with " cobblestone" inlay Lapis, turquoise and coral on top. Set in solid 14kt yellow gold. This ring measures 1/4" in width. This uniquely styled ring was typical of a trend of Native American jewelry during this time. The ring is currently a size 7 and can be sized up or down one size.
Red coral; comes from certain areas, such as the Mediterranean, where the specific water temperature and conditions allow coral to thrive. Coral is a hardened tube or branch. Only about 10% of coral is considered jewelry quality.
Lapis Lazuli ; Mines in northeast Afghanistan continue to be a major source of lapis lazuli. The name Lapis Lazuli comes from the Arabic word lazward, from which the word azure comes, which means blue