Bennie Ration - Navajo
- size 9 1/2
About Bennie Ration
One of the greatest contemporary Native American jewelry silversmiths of our time, Bennie Ration has a distinct three dimensional style with geometric patterns figuring prominently in his pieces. Using overlay to highlight and accent his designs, Bennie Ration creates unique pieces using the finest materials. His pieces are recognized all over the world as some of the finest silverwork.
He was born on the Canoncito Navajo reservation in New Mexico into a silversmithing family. His father, John Ration, began teaching Bennie the art of silversmithing in grade school.
Turquoise is associated with the sky,
and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a master healer stone as it is
believed to help speed the healing process. It is also thought that turquoise
can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart.