Description: Here is a great older sterling silver squash blossom necklace. The naja is a lovely, simple design with a small turquoise cabochon and nice silverwork accents. It has handmade beads in various sizes as well as four petal blossoms (a sign of a better made squash). Is a strung on a foxtail chain and is sterling silver. Some fun history on the squash blossom necklace; The Navajo are believed to be the first tribe to begin using the Squash Blossom design around the 1870s. By the turn of the 20th century, several other surrounding tribes had adopted the design as well.
Approx. Age: Circa 1940s-1950s.
Size: It measures approx. 23-1/4 inches from end to end. The pendant measures 2-1/2 inches wide X 2-1/2 inches long. It weighs 140 g.
Condition: Good for its age. Normal wear and minor imperfections expected on used and vintage items.
Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description.