Leon Martinez Natural Arizona Kingman Turquoise Ring .925 Navajo Handmade
Authentic Native American Handmade
100% Sterling Silver
Natural Royston Turquoise
Leon Martinez, Navajo Tribe
Product Description :
The Chic ring was handmade by Navajo artist Leon Martinez. Martinez used an all natural Arizona Kingman Turquoise stone hand cut and polished to set into a Sterling Silver bezel. The stone is wrapped with a Sterling Silver twist wire and stamped buttons bringing out the vibrant green and golden brown matrix in the turquoise. Martinez used a nice three wire shank stamped with a Sterling Silver Stamp.
Leon Martinez is from New Mexico and known for his top of the line craftsmanship. Leon is known for his contemporary Jewelry, High Grade Natural Stones, and intricate designs. Leon has been silversmithing for over 30 years and has made a name for himself in the Native American Jewelry Industry. His bracelets and rings are usually on a heavy gauge shank with an array of intricate silver twist wire. Leon is from a long line of silversmiths and many of his tools and stamps have been handed down from many generations ago. Leon is the father to Jess Martinez, and related to Rick Martinez, Kirk Smith, Nelvin Burbank, Lee Charley, Ernest Begay, and Fredrick Brown. His work can be found in the top galleries and collected by Private Collectors around the world.