Sterling silver and man made Blue Opal.
Ring is size 6, it measures approximately 1/2" long and 3/8" wide.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful ring! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted, by artist Lee Shorty, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Blue Opal. The stone is carefully set in a hand cut bezel, while mini silver beads and silver work can be seen highlighting for a stunning finish. The ring is stamped sterling.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it is a semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is birthstone of October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.