Necklace, Squash Blossom, Turquoise, Sterling, Vintage, Triple Hand Wrought Beads
Trends come, trends go, trends come back again. But the squash blossom necklace is perennially chic.
Double D Ranch has hand-selected this museum-quality Pueblo Squash Blossom Wedding Necklace to complement its collection and to satisfy the discerning collector of authentic Native American jewelry. Comprised of ninety-two fluted beads - all Benchmade by hand and sized to grade to a tapered finish at the neck, this outstanding work of art has twenty-four matching fluted blossoms separated by hand-cut, serrated, spacers. The horseshoe-shaped naja incorporates a three-bar technique with a heavy twisted center bar and two hand-stamped bars flanking. Two beautifully hued turquoise stones highlight the naja with the lower one suspended for movement. Hand wrought and heavy, this one-of-a-kind piece is for the serious collector and lover of Native American craft. Dealer inquires welcome.
- affiliation: Pueblo
- collected in New Mexico
- vintage '60s
- materials: sterling silver, turquoise
- dimensions: 26" end to end with an additional 3.25" naja
- naja: 3" x 3.25"
- weight: 424 grams
- closure: hook & eye
- condition: excellent vintage condition with beautiful patina
- style number: JN637