Gasp! Vintage Native American Navajo Turquoise Sterling Silver Squash Blossom Necklace
This is a marvelous vintage Navajo turquoise silver squash blossom necklace. This fascinating necklace contains 15 outstanding turquoise stones that are wonderfully situated in amazing shadowbox settings. The shadowbox settings are wonderful cloud patterns. I absolutely love the beautiful egg shaped silver patterns on this necklace. The fascinating double silver shank naja pendant measures around 2-3/4" X 3". Resting throughout the entire necklace are wonderful handmade round silver beads with a traditional silver clasp. Sterling silver. Cir. Mid century . The length of the necklace measures around 28". Sturdy 129 grams. The Navajo squash blossom necklace is a traditional piece of jewelry created by the Navajo people, who are Native American indigenous to the southwestern United States. It is a prominent and highly recognizable symbol of Navajo culture and craftsmanship. The squash blossom necklace typically consists of a string of silver beads or stones, such as turquoise, strung together with crescent-shaped "squash blossoms" made of silver. Each squash blossom resembles a flower and is often adorned with intricate silverwork, stamping, and other decorative elements. The necklace derives its name from the crescent-shaped squash blossoms, which are said to represent fertility and abundance in Navajo culture. Over time, the Navajo incorporated their own artistic style and symbolism, resulting in the distinctive squash blossom necklace. Turquoise is a popular stone used in Navajo squash blossom necklaces and is highly valued for its beauty and cultural significance. It is believed to possess protective and healing properties in Navajo culture. The silver beads and other elements in the necklace also showcase the skilled craftsmanship and metalworking techniques of Navajo silversmiths. Navajo squash blossom necklaces are not only considered important cultural symbols but also highly sought-after pieces of jewelry. They are often worn on special occasions and are treasured heirlooms passed down through generations. Today, they continue to be crafted by Navajo artisans and are available in various styles, sizes, and materials to suit individual preferences.
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Omg I wanted this necklace and I got it! I love it! Responded to my offer fast - Lois M
Excellent product absolutely geogous cuff! I follow this seller due to the jewelry is one of a kind and classy!! Ships super fast and will negotiate with you. - Douglas C
Even nicer coral necklace than expected, authentic...love it & NA - Robin S
Beautiful bracelet, great service, happy with everything as always!! - Rosalind C