I want to get a ring like I saw in the movie Thunderheart

Hello Paula,

I want to get a ring like I saw in Thunderheart, the movie with Val Kilmer. Can you help?

Brad

Hi Brad,

There were actually 4 rings prominently featured in Thunderheart.

Three were worn by Ted Thin Elk who played Grandpa Sam Reaches, the elder who lived in the remote trailer house.

His wore two Navajo rings. One was a turquoise stone and one was a white buffalo stone. He also wore a  Zuni ring made by Effie Calavaza that had coral and turquoise and a snake winding between the stones.

Here are examples of the 3 rings Ted Thin Elk wore.

PR161-turq-11-lee-1

PR161-turq-11-lee-2 Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver ring by Larson Lee

 

PR157-WB-turq-1034-FB-1

Vintage NOS (New Old Stock) Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver ring PR157-WB-turq-1034-FB-2

 

NR490-10-wbuffalo-1

NR490-10-wbuffalo-2 Navajo Sterling Silver and White Buffalo Stone ring with cigar band by Stanley Parker

 

 

NR382-snake-turq-coral-effie-1

NR382-snake-turq-coral-effie-3 Zuni Sterling Silver Turquoise and Coral snake ring by Effie Calavaza

 

Graham Greene, who played the tribal police officer Walter Crow Horse, wore a Navajo ring with a rectangular turquoise stone like these.

NR442-A-E-turq-calladito-B

NR442-A-E-turq-calladito-D Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Ring by Michael Calladito

 

Paula

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