Native American 14kt Inlaid Opal + Amethyst Bear Symbol Ring
It is said that the Native American symbol of the Bear was representative of a protector and symbolized courage, physical strength and leadership. The meaning of the Bear Symbol was to signify a good omen and convey authority.
A gorgeous Vintage Native American gemstone Bear Symbol ring! Crafted in 14kt yellow gold, this beautiful piece forms the shape of a Native American Bear Symbol at the center of a simple band. Vibrant bands of inlaid amethyst and opal stones decorate the entire body of the Bear, with veins of vibrant gold outlining each piece. The amethyst exhibits rich, purple hues and looks stunning combined with the opal's mesmerizing array of shimmery iridescent colors, including pearly white, orange, green, blue, and violet hues. A smoothly polished border surrounds the gemstones, becoming wider in between the Bear's "legs" and trails into a wide band that wraps around the back. The Bear Symbol displays a concave shape, wrapping comfortably around the finger for everyday wear. A unique and beautiful piece, this ring would look stunning worn day or night!
Measurements: The ring has a finger size 8.25, however it could easily be resized. The Bear Symbol measures about 3/4" wide, 5/8" tall, and rests about 1/8" above the finger when worn.
Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the yellow gold setting. All of the stones are intact and securely set and free of any chips or scratches.