Sterling silver and man made Opal.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/2", plus a 1" opening, and 1/2" at widest point.
This is a wonderful piece of Zuni artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Ansom Wallace, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set while thin silver lines can be seen accenting for an elegant finish. FOUR silver bars create the cuff and complete the bracelet to perfection! The bracelet is stamped sterling and 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.