Sterling silver and man made Blue Opal.
Post earrings measure approximately 1-1/8" long and 1/4" at widest point.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Joan Coyote, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Blue Opal stones. The earrings have a total of EIGHT Turquoise stones (FOUR in each earring) that are carefully placed in hand cut bezel settings, while twisted silver and mini silver beads can be seen highlighting for an amazing 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.