(jna-0018) Long Navajo Turquoise Necklace, Earrings Set



Long Navajo Turquoise Necklace, Earrings Set

  • Long Navajo Turquoise Necklace, Earrings Set
  • This extremely long necklace highlights very beautiful gemstones of Dry Creek Turquoise.
  • All of the stone pieces show a bit of matrix.
  • The matrix is red and gold in color with a dappling of white quartz.
  • There is a bit of variegation in the blues that are very much a sky color.
  • The pieces are set in sterling silver that has been skillfully hand cut with a jeweler’s saw.
  • The borders are overlaid with stamped liquid silver drops and three flowing design elements.
  • The large stone on the bottom pendant is a whopping 2″ by 1 5/8″ tear drop shaped stone.
  • The bottom pendant measures 2 3/4″ long by 2 1/2″ wide.
  • The four side element have that unusual trick fine Navajo silversmith’s are good at.
  • The stones are not exactly the same measurements. They are able to juxtapose them through the necklace, obtaining perfect balance.
  • All of the necklace elements are strung together with soldered loops and handmade sterling links.
  • The chain is entirely handmade.
  • The earrings are smaller images of the side elements of the necklace.
  • They are attached with the same loops as appear on the necklace to tops containing posts.
  • The necklace and earrings are stamped “ROBERT SHAKEY” and “Sterling.
  • The earrings measure 1 3/4″ in length by 1 1/4″ wide.
  • The necklace hangs 17″ long.


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