Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Ring is size 6-3/4, it measures approximately 1/4" long and 5/8" wide.
This lovely ring will definitely attract plenty of attention! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni, hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver and real Malachite inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while thin silver lines can be seen accenting the ring beautifully! The ring is hallmarked.
Malachite is famous for its radial banding and deep green color. Popular today for use in Southwestern style jewelry, malachite was also popular in the past with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It was worn as a good luck charm to keep away danger and illness. It is believed to balance and stabilize ones emotions.