Larose Ganadonegro is a Navajo silversmith who specializes in cluster work, particularly rings and pendants. She also makes beautiful squash blossom necklaces. Her smithing is clean and precise. Born in 1956, she has been smithing silver for over twenty years.
Renowned for her cluster rings, here is a gorgeous cluster set with a center oval of purple spiny oyster complemented by fourteen smaller surrounding ovals. Beautifully made with a very solid split shank.
Hallmarked L. Ganado and stamped Sterling on the ring back.
Purple Spiny Oyster: center oval 1 1/8" x 7/16"; 14 ovals 1/4" x 3/16"
Ring face: 1 7/8" x 1 3/16"
size 8 1/2