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BEAUTIFUL FRED THOMPSON CHRYSOCOLLA RING
BEAUTIFUL FRED THOMPSON CHRYSOCOLLA RING
 
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Artist: Fred Thompson

Circa: 1960's

Provenance: Private collection
Our Price: $520.00

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Product Code: CRDRG3
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A beautifully crafted ring by Navajo master artist Fred Thompson. A traditional design with great bezel work, frames a beautiful deep green Chrysocolla stone. A wonderful patina graces this ring. The stone measures 1 1/4" long by 7/8" wide. The overall length of 1 1/2" long by 1 1/8" wide. Size 11 1/4. Can be sized. Hallmarked. A beautiful ring on!

Fred Thompson worked as a smith for trader Tobe Turpen at the age of 15 and built his career on the skills he learned in Turpen's shop. He made his own stamps, never sold to dealers, and only sold wholesale to Tobe Turpen. After serving in WWII, he continued to make pieces into the 1990's. He was a teacher as well as a silversmith. World renowned, he focused on traditional Navajo styles, producing his work with utmost skill using the highest quality stones available. A master of the art.


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