PN 124 Leonard Nez – Feather design ring

PN 124 Leonard Nez – Feather design ring


Leonard Nez, Navajo, is from Canoncito, New Mexico. Leonard is a master silversmith who works both in silver and gold and has won awards at some of the most prestigious competitions. Leonard Nez is a quiet and deeply spiritual man who finds his inspiration from the Lord, his daughter and from the people who appreciate his work.

Lapis Lazuli – Mines in northeast Afghanistan continue to be a major source of lapis lazuli. Important amounts are also produced from mines west of Lake Baikal in Russia, and in the Andes mountains in Chile. Smaller quantities are mined in Pakistan, Italy, Mongolia, the United States, and Canada. It is a stone prized for its intense blue color. The name Lapis Lazuli comes from the Arabic word lazward, from which the word azure comes, which means blue. Ancient Romans used to call it “sapphires,” which was subsequently applied to the blue variety of corundum we know today as sapphire.

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Beautifully crafted oval ring by Navajo artist Leonard Nez. Set in solid sterling silver and genuine lapis. The pattern surrounding the Lapis stone is of eagle  feathers. This design is a hallmark of the artist in his jewelry. The large flat  shank gives this ring a substantial look. Measuring 1″1/8 x 3/4″.

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