Sterling silver, Turquoise, Yellow Mother of Pearl, MagentaTurquoise, Red Oyster Shell and Opal.
Ring is size 8-1/2, it measures approximately 1/2" long and3/4" wide.
This ring is a Southwestern classic! This piece ofjewelry is hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver, andMulticolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Turquoise, YellowMother of Pearl, Magenta Turquoise, Red Oyster Shell and man madeOpal. The inlay is carerfully set, creating a beautiful design fora stunning finish. The ring is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed thatturquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcomeillness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders calledTurks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkeycenturies ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since thetime of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The naturalvariations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal andbeauty.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it issemi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water,and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning preciousstone. Opal is October's birthstone. It is believed to releaseself-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens one'spsychic and mystical qualities.