This is a magnificent vintage Navajo turquoise silver squash blossom necklace. This remarkable necklace consists of a beautiful matching pair of turquoise silver earrings. The turquoise on the necklace consists of wonderful teardrop and snake eye shaped. I love how the squash blossom necklace consists of 12 outstanding flower shaped silver squashes that each measure around 1" X 5/8". Restubg throughout the necklace are wonderful handmade round silver beads with a traditional silver clasp. The bottom turquoise silver naja pendant measures around 2" X 1-3/4". Each turquoise silver pair of earrings are in a stunning flower shape and measures around 7/8" X 5/8". Sterling silver. Cir. Mid century . The length of the necklace measures around 24". Sturdy 78 grams. The turquoise on the necklace and earrings appear to be from the striking Royston and Sleeping Beauty turquoise mine. 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. 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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