What tribe are these rings from and when?

I wear these rings daily. They are my personal rings and are just wondering when and what tribe they may be from. Was told dates between 1930 and 1950. Nothing confirmed on tribe. No markings inside band just silver folding marks on ring without the coral.

Thanks again, Wade

Hi Wade,

These chip inlay rings look like they are Navajo made. As to when they were made, well since chip inlay techniques are said to have been invented in the 1960s by Tommy Singer , these rings are probably from after that, most likely 1970s or later.

We have some rings very similar to these in our pawn shop .

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 often credited for first using chip inlay in Native American jewelry.

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