Sterling silver and man made Opal.
Ring is size 8-1/2, it measures approximately 3/4" long and 7/8" wide.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Roger Pino, out of genuine sterling silver and a man made Opal. The ring has ONE stone that is gently set in a hand cut bezel setting, while hand crafted scalloped leaf and flower silver work can be seen accenting the ring, along with twisted silver and mini silver beads, for a magnificent finish. The ring 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.