Vintage Navajo Navajo Bear Claw, Turquoise, & Red Coral Squash Blossom Necklace

$ 2200.00

Vintage Navajo Navajo Bear Claw, Turquoise, & Red Coral Squash Blossom Necklace

We are offering this Spectacular 1960's Vintage Navajo Navajo Bear Claw, Turquoise, Coral Squash Blossom Necklace. There are 8 fierce and magnificent bear claws, each set inti a sterling claw holder, is intertwined with exquisite hand tooled silverwork in this piece. The blue Turquoise and red coral cabochons add a nice feminine touch to the otherwise masculine bear claws. The other stampwork varies from claw to claw of bear track, and plant symbols. The naja part of the necklace is made with two (2) large bear teeth. The half circular setting has gorgeous hand tooled Sterling silver floral and beadword. There are 2 turquoise nuggets and 2 red coral nuggets set into a sawtooth bezel across the front. The necklace is strung on metal wire and silver bench beads with a hand made coned and figure 8 hook clasp to finish it. The BearClaws represent protection and a connection to the bear. The bear itself symbolizes spiritual and physical power.

Metal: Sterling Silver
Metal purity: 925
Stone: BEAR CLAWS, Kingman Turquoise & Red Coral
Size: 29"
Weight: 276.9 grams
Closure: Figure 8 Eye & Hook
Condition: VERY GOOD pre-owned condition. VERY minimal surface scratches. This necklace was NOT professionally cleaned so as not to disrpt the natural patina.