Vintage Sterling Turquoise & Coral Ring
Hefty, hand crafted and beautiful! The gent's ring is vintage from the 1980's and comes to us from an estate out of Miami. Sterling silver chief's feather design to the sides with beads that accent the natural red coral and Carico Lake turquoise stones. In very good condition with NO cracks or breaks to stones or metal work, only wear to natural stone crevasses (please view photos.) Coral has some mild dulling from age, but still quite vibrant. The turquoise is light blue with amazing charcoal and white veining; in the right light you can see shades of green sneak out. There is a etch to the back of the ring face, but I am not sure if it is a maker's mark. It is light and not discernible. There is a "Sterling" stamp to the outside band edge. Would make a great BoHo groom's band or that perfect gift for that gent that appreciates Southwest Native American artistry.
* Solid Sterling Silver (stamped)
* Natural Carico Lake Turquoise
* Natural Red Coral
* Size 12.5 (US)
* 23.08 grams
* c. 1980's
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilizing mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realization and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Red Coral is said to absorb negativity, support friendships and groups/communities. It is said to invoke passion, enthusiasm and optimism in the wearer and encourage romantic love. It gives motivation for the energetic pursuit of ambitions and goals. It is said to protect from depression. It calms the emotions and brings peace. It is a wonderful tool to use during visualization as it stimulates the imagination. It also hastens the transference of knowledge.
Silver has been used since the dawn of civilization for its unique properties. According to ancient lore, it wards off unseen evils and enhances spirituality. Silver promotes internal heat regulation and circulation in its wearers. Some researchers claim silver also enhances general energy levels and helps balance mood in patients with certain mental disorders
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