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DERRICK GORDON NAVAJO STERLING SILVER RING NATIVE AMERICAN

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Navajo silversmith, Derrick Gordon was taught by his famous uncle, Delbert Gordon to make jewelry at the age of nineteen. He has become known for his amazing repousse sterling silver jewelry and the high quality and detail in his work.  Gorgeous repousse and stamp work throughout this exquisite sterling ring.   Size 8.   Signed

Tapers from 5/16″ to 1” wide

Repousee is a technique in which a metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low-relief on the front.

The Navajos began working with silver in the 19th century, and began making things like buckles, bridles, buttons, rings, canteens, hollow beads, earrings, crescent-shaped pendants (called “najas”), bracelets, crosses, powder chargers, tobacco canteens, and conchos (for belts).  Their silversmithing skills has evolved and changed throughout the years, and in about 1880 Navajo silversmiths started to set turquoise in their silver work.  Traditionally, Navajo artists worked with jewelry techniques like repousee and stamp work, but today they explored in other Native American jewelry making techniques like Zuni inlay work and Hopi overlay work.

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Weight 1 lbs
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