Necklace, Squash Blossom, Turquoise, Cluster, Hallmark, Vintage, 1234
BIG, BOLD, BUCKET-LIST LEVEL SQUASH BLOSSOM.
Double D Ranch is pleased to offer this gigantic statement squash blossom by renowned Navajo jewelry artisan Larry Moses Begay of the legendary Begay family of silversmiths. The double-strand of polished silver desert pearls features 8 large clusters (in place of traditional blossoms), each featuring 38 petit point turquoise stones arranged in a radial cluster design pointing toward a central oval turquoise cabochon. The enormous naja features an additional 85 petit point stones and one oval. This necklace is the definition of a statement piece and is for the true collector of southwestern jewelry.
Larry Moses Begay (Navajo). Cluster work; large bracelets.
Mark: LMB, (sometimes in an arch shape)
- artist: Larry Moses Begay
- affiliation: Navajo
- hallmarks: STERLING L M B
- materials: sterling silver, turquoise
- dimensions: 27" long
- blossom length: 2 3/4"
- naja: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4"
- closure: hook & eye
- weight: 190 grams
- nice vintage condition
- stones are secure in their settings
- 3 minor hairline fractures
- silver has a nice patina
- light wear from use
- style: JN1234