Another in the artist’s arresting series of “River” or Path of Life” designs. Michael is a second-generation jeweler, rapidly emerging at the forefront of award-winners. He draws from his culture’s traditions, aiming to recreate its themes in new ways. This intriguing ring reflects the core Navajo value of achieving harmony in nature.Here, the darkened sterling top not only contrasts with the raised, polished “river”, it is enlivened by a gorgeous, top-grade, natural red coral, framed in gleaming silver. On the bottom, hand-stamped designs refer to natural elements of land and sky. According to the artist, the stone represents the human being, floating along with the stream of life.Heavy-gauge silver, beautifully worked, with a lovely stone – all the hallmarks of an award-worthy piece.