Sterling silver and man made Opal.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/4", plus a 1-1/8" opening, 5/8" at widest point.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful bracelet! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Sylvin Noche, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set creating THREE charming butterfly designs, while thin silver lines highlight in between for an excellent finish. The bracelet is signed Zuni and by the artist.
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.