This is a beautiful 18k gold and sterling silver ring featuring a deep red Sardinian coral cabochon by the Santa Fe jewelry designer Tony Malmed.
The coral is bezel set in 18k yellow gold and the back is made with sterling silver. The band is also made of sterling silver and is hand hammered, a quintessentially Tony Malmed technique.
The soft cornered rectangular-shaped coral cabochon measures 14.43 x 10.60 mm. It is a impeccable piece of coral with deep red hues. The ting weighs 7.5 grams. It’s a size 5 1/2 and is marked "TM", 18k, and Sterling.
Tony Malmed is known for selecting the finest of stones, creating inspired pieces that are one-of-a-kind. He’s adopted ancient practices in his own work, like the hand hammering of this ring. The precious metals used in his pieces are sourced from recycled pieces.
A beautiful piece, this ring would make an excellent gift or addition to your jewelry collection.