Vintage Navajo Stamped Drum Barrel Sterling Silver & Turquoise Necklace - RARE!

$ 675.00

Vintage Navajo Stamped Drum Barrel Sterling Silver & Turquoise Necklace - RARE!


Beautiful rare vintage Navajo turquoise drum beaded necklace. The silversmith has created one (1) large silver drum decorated with three (3) blue turquoise nuggets set into smooth bezels. The artist also creates eight (8) small silver drums to start with for the necklace. He has continued to hand make twenty eight (28) round seamed silver beads and eighteen (8) seamed silver melon beads applying the silver beads in an equal and balance layout to space out the drums. The artist has attached a twisted wire top of the hand stamped and decorated focal piece drum beads. All strung on metal wire.

 

This necklace is a rare find. Pristine condition for a vintage piece and impeccable design.

Designer: Wilbur Musquet
Country Of Origin: USA
Circa:1960's
Metal: Sterling Silver
Metal Purity: 925
Weight: 93.3 grams
Length: 29"
Hallmarks: WM
Condition: This necklace is in very good pre-owned condition from being vintage and its age. There is vintage patina inside and out. It was not professionally cleaned as to not compromise the natural patina.