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Sailing Ship Ring
#BBR677 - $30 SOLD
Paula says - "When we buy estate or personal jewelry lots, we often receive rings that are Native American style but not necessarily Native American made and they may or may not be sterling silver. Here is one of those rings, a very detailed chip inlay sailing ship with an anchor on each side."
What is Chip Inlay?
Chip inlay is a method where cavities in jewelry are filled with a mixture of crushed stone, typically turquoise and coral, and epoxy resin. The piece is then polished smooth after the resin has hardened. Navajo Tommy Singer is credited for first using chip inlay in Native American jewelry.