Ring, Turquoise, Vintage, Mudhead

In Native American ceremonies, the mudhead kachina known as Koyemsi, drums, dances, and clowns around with the audience. He is one of the most sacred and entertaining of the kachinas.  

In this endearing ring, the Koyemsi figure is portrayed in intricately cast sterling silver and set with a beautiful Dry Creek turquoise stone from the Nevada mine. This whimsical ring by Navajo artist, Benny Ration is charming and a nice addition to any Southwest jewelry collection.  

Navajo silversmith, Bennie Ration, learned the art of silversmithing from his father at age 11. His style features three-dimensional figures hand wrought in sterling silver.  Kachinas, feathers, and geometric patterns are some of his favorite inspirations in his work.

  • artist: Benny Ration, b 1955
  • affiliation: Navajo
  • markings: Sterling, Benny Ration
  • materials: sterling silver, Dry Creek mine turquoise
  • dimensions: 1.5" x 1" total size
  • weight: 19 grams
  • size: 6.5
  • condition: excellent vintage condition
  • style number: JR372
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