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Tufa Cast Turtle Ring

Leo Coriz

About The Tufa Cast Turtle Ring
This turtle ring is wearable sculpture !!!

Savvy Price $325.00

Gallery Price $385.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Description This turtle ring is wearable sculpture !!!
About the Artist

(1913-1997) Leo Coriz was one of the most widely respected elders and silversmiths at Santo Domingo Pueblo.

This master, without the use of electricity or wheels, produced highly sought after jewelry items. These rare tufa cast items inspired other silversmiths throughout Santo Domingo pueblo.

Coriz's daughter Mary Coriz Lovato and his grandson, Anthony Lovato continue his silversmithing tradition.

Medium Sterling silver and natural turquoise
Troy ounces .6 troy ounces
Size Ring size is 5 3/4. Length X 1 5/8" length X 15/16" width
Signed "Leo Coriz" is stamped underneath
Date of creation Circa 1985
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural green turquoise
Provenance Consigned by a gentleman whose grandmother collected jewelry with flair CP 3039
Gram weight 18.7 grams