Sterling silver and man made Opal.
Ring is size 7-1/4 it measures approximately 3/8" long and 3/4" wide.
This gorgeous ring is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist N. Johnson, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is gently set, while thin silver lines and twisted silver can be seen accenting for a fabulous finish. The ring is stamped .925 (sterling) and hallmarked.
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 the birthstone for October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.