Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Yellow Mother of Pearl, Opal, and Black Jade.
Ring is size 7-1/2, it measures approximately 3/8" long and 7/8" wide.
This is a very exquisite ring that must not be overlooked! The ring is a gorgeous piece of jewelry that is hand crafted out of sterling silver and multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Turquoise, Yellow Mother of Pearl, Black Jade, and man made Opal. The inlay is carefully set, while creating a lovely finish. This piece features magnificent, detailed inlay work that forms a stunning Native American Village Design. In this beautiful scene, a village can be seen under a brilliant sky! The ring is stamped sterling.
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 it's distinctive play of color, it is semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is Octobers birthstone. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens ones psychic and mystical qualities.