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1940's Era Box Bow Squash Blossom Necklace

  Lot # JY213
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1940's Era Box Bow Squash Blossom Necklace
This vintage Navajo Squash Blossom is an exquisite piece, a timeless treasure that's destined to be a family heirloom. Crafted in sterling silver,  and turquoise, this vintage squash blossom necklace is an emblem of elegance and heritage.

It boasts twenty squash blossoms, each meticulously crafted, radiating the charm of a bygone era. At the heart of this masterpiece is a commanding 2" x 2" naja, a traditional symbol of protection, adorned with vibrant turquoise stones that add a pop of color and life to the piece. The necklace is strung together on bench-made beads, known for their individuality and artisanal quality.

A total of 23 turquoise stones are thoughtfully placed throughout the necklace, each one enhancing the intricate detailing of this 1930-40s era marvel. Strung on a sturdy foxtail wire, this necklace is not just a statement piece but a testament to enduring craftsmanship and style.

  • Unmarked Sterling, Tested
  • (20) Squash Blossoms
  • 2" X 2" Naja
  • Bench Made Beads
  • Traditional Hook Clasp
  • 23 Turquoise Stones

The Squash Blossom Necklace is one of the most significant and iconic forms of Navajo and Southwestern Native American jewelry. Typically made of a string of plain round silver beads interspersed with stylized "squash blossoms," these necklaces feature a distinctive pendant known as a "naja" hanging from the center of the strand. These necklaces hold cultural significance and have become prized symbols of craftsmanship, reflecting the skill and artistry of Navajo silversmiths.

Good, We'll Leave The Polishing To You, Stones Secure In Settings, 1 Stone with a Superficial Crack

88.17 grams
20" Length With 2" Drop Down Naja
Stones Approx: 8.49 mm X 5.30 mm

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Lot # JY213
System ID # 15881193
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