• Sterling Silver and Opal Native American Jewelry - Navajo Ring Handmade in New Mexico - Signed JR

Native American Jewelry - Sterling Silver and Opal Ring Size 6 - Hand Made in USA - Signed JR



The fiery sheen of this ring is fantastic! It shimmers white, pink, light blue and light green. This ring is designed with four lab created opals set is a smooth silver bevel. Each square separated by silver balls. This ring is made of sterling and lab created opals. The silver work on the edges of the ring is so feminine. The ring measures 7/16" wide at its widest point which is the center of the ring and narrows to 1/8" wide on the back of the ring. Sterling silver completely covers the inside of the ring and the back of the stones.

This ring is hallmarked JR and stamped STERLING.

This ring weighs 4.6 grams and comes in size 6. Each square opal measures 3/16" by 3/16" .

Opal is one of the Birthstones for October: Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22) and Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

Please NOTE: Natural Opal is mined in Australia. Opal is considered a precious gem, which can be very expensive. Therefore, people have found a way to use the same components and create a “laboratory grown” exact Opal. It is difficult to see a difference between “laboratory grown” Opal and “natural Opal”. And to keep our jewelry affordable, all of our Opal pieces are “laboratory grown”. So … “Save the Real Opal – Use Laboratory Grown!”

Known as “The Gem of the Gods,” Opal has always had a mystical significance. It is said to aid in psychic vision and to have the power to open the spiritual centers. As a curative stone, Opal was believed to heighten weak emotions and to strengthen the memory. During the time of Queen Elizabeth, Opal was written “ophal.” Some believe the name was derived from the word “opthalmos” meaning, “the eye.” Thus, in ancient times, Opal was said to be intimately connected with a belief in the Evil Eye. Over the years, a superstition developed which said the stone caused ill luck if gazed upon. In contrast, another folktale of a later date, suggests that looking at Opal is actually good for the eyes. At one time, this stone was considered the gem of love. Opal could reverse its lucky effects for those who lacked fidelity, however, bestowing unfortunate circumstances upon unfaithful lovers. The above is from “Ancient Legends of Gems and Jewels”, created by Alda Marian Jangl and James Francis Jangl.

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