NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED RING
The beautiful various colors and imperfections of the spiny oyster shells are what make them so unique and this ring is no exception. Set in solid sterling silver and handcrafted by a Navajo artist, the ring measures 1"1/2 in length and 5/8" at its widest mid point. It simple setting sets on a split wire shank making it easy to size and comfortable to wear.
Shell: Purple Spiny Oyster Shell : Living Spondylus shells are, indeed, very spiny, but the polished product looks very smooth the most used Spondylid Bivalve shell colors include orange, reds, and purples and may include distinct striations and color variations. In the American Oceans, the Spondylids occur along the North American coasts, as far north as North Carolina, on the Atlantic Coast, and northwestern Mexico Purple Spiny Oysters grow in deeper water, making them more difficult to find and harvest