Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Wild Horse, Onyx, Pink Shell, and man made Fire Opal. (Stone variation may differ slightly).
Ring is size 6, it measures approximately 1/8" long and 7/8" wide.
This lovely ring will definitely attract plenty of attention! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Lola Nastacio, out of genuine sterling silver and real multicolor stones. The stones include: real Turquoise, Wild Horse, Onyx, Pink Shell, and man made Fire Opal. A total of FIVE stones are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while being accented by mini silver beads for a delightful finish.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.
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.