DescriptionA HOPI GOLD, TURQUOISE AND SAPPHIRE RING
a lost-wax casting set with elongated turquoise stone and rounded star sapphire, the band with a "worry bump" on the underside
Accompanied by a letter of authentication from Martha Hopkins Struever.
Gifted to the current owner in the mid-1960s by her then-boyfriend, Bill Holmes, who received it from Charles Loloma in exchange for a bar bill at Claude's on Canyon Road, Santa Fe., NM. According to lore, Holmes was a co-owner of Claude's (perhaps a silent partner) with Don Hammon at the time.
Size: 5 ¼
Condition report available upon request.
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