This is a real sparkler! This half band has a striking design that goes across the front, from side to side. The design is made up of 3 rows that appear to have been intertwined into a braided twist, which gives this ring such a striking and unique look. The center of each row is set with a line of tiny, black synthetic, man-made “diamonds” and these black stones seem to free-float in between a top and bottom line of clear stones. This dual color combination of stones really sets off the sparkle factor of this piece. This ring measures 1/2″ in front and tapers down to just 0.4″ on the sides, and just 1/8″in back for a very comfortable fit. The base is sterling silver that has been sealed in rhodium-platinum to help resist tarnishing when cared for properly, per the care instructions that come with every piece.