Sterling silver and man made Opal.
Post hoop earrings measure approximately 3/4" long and 3/8" wide.
The beautiful features in this pair of earrings will make you appreciate Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Jamie Johnson, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is delicately set, while thin silver lines add style for an excellent finish. The earrings are 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.