Southwestern Native American Indian turquoise Sterling silver bead necklace, unmarked, but most likely Navajo. This necklace features a 3 7/8″ tall by 1″ wide double pendant (tandem) in the center, with a single pendant on each side. The pendants have lovely turquoise stones set in smooth bezels and wrapped in twisted wire. The cabochons are framed on the top by two raised leaves, and on the bottom by raised crescent moons, and adorned with a stamped solar circle and a fringe-like applique with raindrops. He smaller pendants are roughly 1 5/8″ tall by 7/8″ wide. The largest, bottom stone is 13/16″ tall by 9/16″ wide, from bezel to bezel. The 1/4 bench bead 2 strand necklace. 15 5/8 in length, from hook to eye. Melon beads were used between the stones. This piece weighs approximately 60 grams. It comes with a black bead and gold colored extender (not included in the total weigh) that measures about 2 9/16. Mate finish with moderate patina on beads. Very traditional Navajo design, exceptional craftsmanship, and beautiful stones. Thank you for supporting authentic Native American art. The item “Southwestern Native American Indian Turquoise Sterling Silver Bead Necklace” is in sale since Saturday, July 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Jewelry”. The seller is “goesaround2014″ and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Artisan: Not signed
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
- Origin: American Southwestern
- Tribal Affiliation: Most likely Navajo