*Created Opal is man made
Pendant is approx. 32 MM tall (including the bail) and 29 MM wide
Stamped With Hallmarks: "Calvin Begay", "Sterling" and "Clayton Tom"
This jet take an excellent polish and does resemble the harder materials, but under a microscope the jet shows grain and cell structure from its origins as wood turned by mother nature into jet, which is a harder close relative of Coal; it can be easily scratched or etched with a steel tool. Jet is used my many Native American artists
For size reference we usually include US. coins. A Dime is approx. 17.5 MM or 11/16" A penny is just under 19 MM approx. ¾”" A Quarter is approx. 24 MM or 15/16"
A Silver Dollar is approx. 37.5 mm in diameter (Just under 1 ½ “) A half dollar is just over 30 mm or just under 1 ¼
A Nickel is 21 mm