Sterling Silver and man made Opal.
Pendant measures approximately 1-7/8" long (including bail) and 5/8" at widest point.
Take advantage of the great price on this amazing pendant! This piece of Native American jewelry was Navajo hand crafted by artist Samuel Yellowhair, out of genuine sterling silver and a man made Opal stone. The stone is gently set in a hand cut bezel setting, while being highlighted with mini silver beads and hand cut silver work for a gorgeous look. The pendant is stamped .925 (sterling) and 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.