Navajo Old Pawn Squash Blossom With Turquoise
Gorgeous Sand Cast Old Pawn squash blossom necklace.
The necklace is made out of sterling silver beads, cones and squash blossoms. There are two cones on the necklace. There are five round beads that are approximately 5.8mm in diameter and thirty round beads that are approximately 7.5mm in diameter. There are six melon beads that are approximately 22.5mm long. There are six squash blossoms on the necklace. Spaced in between the beads and squash blossoms there are twenty two turquoise nuggets. The nuggets range in size from 12mm long to 15.5mm long. The nuggets are mostly blue in color with some green showing also. There is a lot of brown matrix showing on the turquoise. In the middle of the nekclace there is a sterling silver naja. It is a horseshoe shape that is 2.5in wide and 2.5in long. In the middle of the naja there is one turquoise cabochon. The cabochon is 17.3mm long by 11mm wide. It is a baroque shape. This turquoise is a pale blue color with some brown matrix showing, it is bezel set.
Feel free to ask any questions! This came from the estate of a CSU professor, originally purchased in Santa Fe, NM.