Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver & Candelaria Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace

$ 1425.00

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver & Candelaria Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace

We are offering this tremendous 1960's vintage Navajo turquoise silver huge squash blossom necklace. This spectacular piece contains 15 phenomenal dome shaped turquoise stones that appear to be from the Candelaria turquoise mine. Surrounding the stones is impeccable silver work that includes hand carved squashes. The gargantuan silver dual shank naja pendant measures 3" X 2-3/4". The Morenci turquoise cabochons range in size from 1/2" to 1" long. Each cabochon is set in a smooth bezel with hand tooled sterling ropework around them. Resting throughout the necklace are amazing hand wrought round silver beads with a traditional silver hook & eye clasp. The length of the necklace measures 32.5" and weighs a sturdy 279.2 grams.



Metal: Sterling Silver
Metal purity: 925
Stone: Candelaria Turquoise
Size: 32.5"
Weight: 279.2 grams
Closure: Eye & Hook
Condition: VERY GOOD pre-owned condition. VERY minimal surface scratches. We have not had this professionally cleaned so as not to compromise the natural patina.