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Sterling Silver, man made White, Blue, Pink, Yellow, and Fire Opal.
Pin pendant measures approximately 1-1/4" long and 1-5/8" at widest point.
This is a wonderful piece of Navajo artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Emma Edaakie, out of genuine sterling silver and man made multicolor opal inlay. The inlay consists of: White, Blue, Pink, Yellow, and Fire Opal. The inlay is gently set, creating a lovely butterfly shape. Thin silver lines can be seen highlighting for a remarkable finish. The pendant 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.