Sterling silver and man made Purple Opal.
Ring is size 7-1/2, it measures approximately 3/8" long and 3/4" wide.
This is a very gorgeous ring that would make a great gift! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Bruce Johnson, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Purple Opal inlay. The inlay is delicately set, while thin silver lines and twisted silver accent the ring for a dazzling look. The ring is stamped .925 (sterling) and is 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 birthstone of October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.