Sterling silver and man made Opal.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/4", plus a 1-1/4" opening, and is 1/4" at widest point.
This magnificent and traditional bracelet represents the finest of Zuni craftsmanship! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni, hand crafted by artist W.D. Siltiza, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while thin silver lines accent for a stunning look. The bracelet is signed Zuni and by the artist.
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.