(jna-0022) 1940s Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace, Oval Naja



This Is A Shorter But Heavy 1940s Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace, Oval Naja.

  • 1940s Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace, Oval Naja
  • This has an effectively different design on the naja element.
  • It features three applied settings with Royston Turquoise.
  • he unusual naja is made of 5 pieces of carefully shaped heavy sterling wire banded together with the use of liquid silver drops.
  • There is no back plate on this naja that allows one to view between each of the wires
  • The stones are set a straight bezel surrounded by twisted silver wire and crescents of sterling wire scalloping each edge
  • The large turquoise on the top is additionally decorated with 5 liquid silver drops beautifully tying the entire naja element together
  • The squash blossom remains sturdily on its original fox wire with a simple sterling hook
  • The handmade sterling bench beads are well worn and have a beautiful patina
  • The blossoms have a rectangular plate with a single stamp used in its decoration
  • The naja measures 3 1/4″ long x 2 1/2″ at its widest point
  • The blossoms are 1 1/2″ long
  • The necklace hangs 14 1/4″ long
  • As can be expected with a piece of this age, there is no maker mark on the back


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