Grace your finger with this unique bone ring. This distinctive ring features a bone crafted moon face set in shiny sterling silver. Handcrafted in Indonesia by skilled artisans, this gorgeous ring is sure to complement your jewelry collection. ...more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Add a unique touch to your style with a handmade piece of jewelry from Indonesia. This beautiful ring is inspired by the face of the moon and is crafted of sterling silver and cow bone.
Serene face of the moon inspires captivating design of this ring by Buana
Expertly carved cow bone moon highlights ornate sterling silver ring
Jewelry made from .925 rating silver
Band measures 3 mm wide
Measures 16.5 mm in diameter
Story Behind the Art: Buana learned to craft silver jewelry, from very basic skills like sanding, polishing and making plates to very advanced techniques. 'I am thankful to God for giving me such a great gift so I can make a living for my family. Not much, perhaps, but enough for our simple way of life,' he says.
The handcrafted touch of artisan talent will produce product variations in color, size and design. Please note, this item may present color differences between the actual product and your computer screen. If buying two of the same items, slight differences will occur from piece to piece.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information.
Arrived in a nice sturdy fabric covered box & I was amazed at the craftsmanship of this ring! The 'cow bone' face was beautifully carved w/clear features & the silver band is delicately designed, but the band itself is very heavy and strong making this a 'long term' piece of jewelry. SIZE IS TRUE. My only regret is the 'bone' face was very white, (but I'm sure they bleach the bone?) ... however ... the white face of the moon did compliment the heavy silver setting. I have a small hand & my size 6 ring was not overbearing for my size. Buy this ring! You will get many many compliments!
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from My Black Angus Beef Ranch Missouri!,
Aug 19, 2009
It took a longer time to get this ring, and the size runs small: My middle finger is 8, I ordered 8, and it fits my size 7 finger ---- BUT IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL!! When you look at the "moon" face, it is one of serenity! Very beautiful. Just order the next size up! And don't be impatient about delivery. It's coming from overseas.
I love this ring and purchased the matching sun face pendant which I wear a lot during the summer. The ring is a bit on the small size so I don't get to wear it as often as I like. It's hard to find a silversmith in my area to size it. The craftmanship is beyond excellent and have now made it a standard to check worldstock for all unusual types of jewelry.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
I purchased this ring for myself. I found the face to be very calming and peaceful and who can't use some calmness and peacefulness in their lives? My almost 20 year old daughter and a friend like it enough that I purchased 2 more! The quality and craftmanship is wonderful. I would recommend this ring to anyone that thinks they may like it...
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
How is the quality of the product? This is beautifully made!
I came across this ring just browsing Novica jewelry and it immediately caught my eye. It was the perfect gift to a very close friend for her birthday, it is so fitting for her style and I thought she'd love a little reminder of serenity whenever she wears it and now she has it on every day! I loved it so much I got one for myself as well :) It is very good quality and the face of the moon is lovely, very serene and calming. Like other reviewers, I get compliments on it pretty much every time I wear it. I found it fits true to size, as does my friend who received it as a gift. So happy with my purchase!
This ring was as it looked in the photo, except that you have to be close up to see that there's the face carving, otherwise it just looks like a white dot. The moon face might as well have been made of plastic & had a plastic-like shine to it; nothing really shouts 'hand carved,' which is the quality I'm looking for when I buy handcrafted items. For these reasons, I felt the price was too high.
Love this ring. This is my second one.
The stone/bone piece come out of the first ring and was lost.
The stone/bone piece came out of this one, too. Fortunately, I caught it this time.
Be prepared for this to happen and to respond appropriately.
I was born in the Netherlands and in the past Indonesia was part of the Netherlands. I have lots of stuff in my house of this country but never could get any jewelery from this country until I saw the silver jewelery in Overstock.com I ordered the ring with the face and I must say I love it. It is very confortable to wear and it absolutely pretty. I have decided that from now on I will order some more jewelery from Bali or other Indonesian Islands.
Hello clydesluggo, the artisan obtains the cow bone from a supplier, who obtains the bone from cattle processing companies. Which is to say, no cows are sacrificed in order to make the jewelry--the bone is a secondary by-product from cows raised for other purposes. have a great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 15, 2014
I am a true size 8 in rings but depending on the ring I can even go to a size 9. If I buy this ring will the size 8 be too small? Normally I would get a nine to be sure but there is nothing past the size 8 in this ring being offered... what should I do?msholly52 on Sep 21, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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