Sterling silver and man made Opal.
Post hoop earrings measure approximately 5/8" long and 1/8" wide.
Expect plenty of compliments while wearing this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Glennetta Luna, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while thin silver lines can be seen accenting in between for an excelllent finish.
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.