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Wingz of Power - Native American Jewelry
Pottery, Sage Herbs and Feathers
Glenn Willie Sterling Silver and Crazy Horse
Size 10 1/2
Item- Native American Indian Jewelry
Metal- Sterling Silver
Stone- Crazy Horse, or, Wild Horse
Artist- Glenn Willie
Size- 10.5, 10 1/2, Mens Ring
Weight- .60 ounces
Original & Authentic- Hallmark stamped & Signed
This solid sterling silver ring is centered with a large oval saw
bezel that holds a large hand cut and polished piece of Crazy
Horse, also known as Wild Horse or magnesite stone. The ring band
is accented with a foliate motif engraved leaf overlay, a coiled
sun overlay and several hand dropped sterling rain drop beads.
There are several white stones used in Native American jewelry
which at times is called a white turquoise. There is a white
turquoise stone which is mined at Nevadas Dry Creek mine but these
stones are not in that family. The stones are often confusing to
White stones not only have gemological names but also known names.
Crazy Horse or Wild Horse is also called magnesite. It is a white
stone, not turquoise, that typically has a lot of deep reddish
brown to dark chocolate brown matrix. These stones were discovered
near Globe copper mine in the Gila wilderness area of Southern
Arizona. They have become just as popular if not more than
turquoise which reflects in their increasing prices.
Sacred Buffalo is also called aluminite. It tends to have a lot of
aluminum in the stone which gives it its rich white color. It is
mined in Northern Nevada near the Dry Creek mines and is a white
stone that usually has a matrix consistency of black confetti like
flecks. It tends to be more expensive because there is only one
known mine area near the Dry Creek mines where it is found.
White Buffalo is also called howlite. It has a light charcoal grey
spider web vein matrix.
White Turquoise can be found in the mines if Dry Creek, Godber or
The Native Americans believe that all buffalo are special but the
white buffalo are sacred because it represents peace and harmony
amongst the people of the world.
Navajo Glenn Willie is known world wide for his beautiful designs
and work with sterling silver in Native American Indian designs.
His is famous for his overlay work and hand cut stones. Glenn lives
and works in the Gallup New Mexico area. His hallmark stamp GW¨ and
Sterling¨ can be found on this piece.
This ring measures size 10 1/2. Measuring the ring front and center
is .90 inch top to bottom and .70 inches side to side. The shank
tapers down to measures.20 inches or 5.1mm at the terminal. The
stone and bezel are 9.0mm thick.
If you are not sure of your wrist size for a bracelet, try these
Wrap a loose measuring tape or piece of string around the bone area
of your wrist from point to point. Where the measuring tape meets
together you will see your wrist size. If using a string, lay it
flat on a ruler and you will determine your size. It is highly
recommended that you buy only the bracelets that will fit your
wrists. To stretch a bracelet to fit on your wrist, not only are
you putting stress on the silver but also on the stones - so please
know your sizes! All of our items are inspected and mailed with
Tribes, Pueblos, NationsAcoma, Cochiti, Isleta, Jemez, Jicarilla
Apache Nation, Laguna, Mescalero Apache nation, Nambe, Navajo
Nation, Ohkay Owingeh, Picuris, Pojoaque, Sandia, San Felipe, San
IIdefonso, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo, Taos, Tesuque, Zia, Zuni
Certificate of Authenticity - This original piece of Native
American art is new unless otherwise listed as vintage or pawn. It
will arrive accompanied by our official Letter of Authenticity
which documents the Native American artists name, tribal
affiliation, gemstone materials, sterling silver and the price you
paid so that it will help you establish and maintain accurate
records.We take the utmost care in shipping it to you and it will
arrive cleaned, polished and well packed for safety in a sealed bag
wrapped in tissue paper in a gift bag.
We travel to New Mexico, the Native American jewelry capital of the
world, and visit other artists throughout the Southwest 4 to 5
times a year to purchase direct from the traders or the artists
themselves. My mother was born and raised in the West and still
lives and works in the Grand Canyon. The Native Americans have
always been a part of our lives and we have always surrounded
ourselves with their culture and beautiful works of a