Navajo artist Ronnie Willie is known for this type of design. Referred to as"Rain Drop" jewelry as the round silver balls clustered design. In addition to the round silver balls the artist also includes crosses and round coral stones. This is a very difficult design to create as each element is individually soldered to the ring. Measuring 1" in width and easily sized to fit any finger
NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED RING BY ARTSIT: Ronnie Willie For the past 45 years, the Willie Family has been making exquisite traditional silver and copper jewelry. They specialize in bracelets, pendants, rings, buckles and concho belts. They work with highest grade stones. They reside just west of Albuquerque in To’hajilee,
Shell: Red coral (Corallium Rubrum) 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. Coral comes in shades from blood-red to orange to pink to white. Native American artists have only used coral for the last 600 years.