Sterling Silver and Sponge Coral Native American Ring – Made in the state of New Mexico, USA
This Sponge Coral and Sterling Silver ring is a simple and very attractive ring. The coral is set in a smooth bevel while the band is a silver basket weave design. A silver rope trims the basket weave on the top and bottom. The back of the band is smooth silver.
Silver completely covers the back of the design inside the ring. This ring is hallmarked $ ”c” in a circle and stamped .925.
This ring weighs 10 grams and comes in a few sizes. The coral center piece measures 1/4″ wide by 1/2″ high.
Records dating back thousands of years confirm that coral was used in decorative art objects. It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease when worn as a necklace. Dreams about coral are believed to foretell recovery from a long illness. Ancients believed that Mars was composed of red coral.