Vintage Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace hand crafted of sterling silver and real Turquoise stones.

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Vintage southwestern Native American Sterling Silver Squash Blossom Necklace is Navajo hand crafted of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise stones. Naja (the crescent-shaped large center pendant) is approximately 3 1/4” long x 3 1/2” across at its widest point. Naja is set with SEVEN stones ranging from 3/4” to just over 1/2”, while each side of the necklace has FIVE squash blossoms on each side that are each with 1 large stone for a total of SEVENTEEN stones. The necklace is flanked by double strands of silver beads placed at regular intervals among the round side of the center. Each turquoise stone is delicately set in hand cut bezel settings, while hand crafted silver flower and scalloped designs accent the necklace. The Squash blossoms are approximately 1 11/16” long and stones range from 1/16” to 3/4” long. The Sterling Silver beads are approximately 1/4” across. The entire set has a total of SEVENTEEN stones. Total length approximately 23 3/4”, 14 3/4” from clasp to bottom of Naja. Overall weight approximately 150 grams.