Inlaid Pendants

It seems that most inlaid pieces are of Zuni origins, I hope mine are authentic. Wondering what the yellow shell is on this unmarked sterling hummingbird pin/pendant is? Mother of Pearl or maybe oyster?

Additionally, I am curious about this inlaid pendant. It is marked LD Sterling. Do you know who this might be? Also, is it possible that the slice of fire is opal?

Hello, thanks for sharing. I would call the hummingbird a Zuni piece. I don’t get a good blowup, but from the image it looks like gold lip shell. That is an oyster shell.

The second pendant looks to be manufactured. That silver looks like cast. Also, I would imagine that is synthetic opal. I do not know who LD is, sorry.

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