Vintage Turquoise Squash Blossom Set by Paul Preston

Western Trading Post

$3,500.00
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SKU:
WTP.SQ538
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Presented here for your bidding enjoyment is this vintage turquoise squash blossom set by Paul Preston. This incredible set features a crescent shaped naja showcasing 15 turquoise cabochons accented with coiled wire, leaf applique, and silver dots all on a darkened silver background. Along the neckline are 12 matching blossoms with similar turquoise settings and accents. The blossoms are displayed on two strands of sterling silver beads, conjoined into one strand and strung on a chain for durability. A pair of matching turquoise and blossom wire hook earrings, a three wire terminal bracelet, and ring complete the set nicely. Add this great set to your collection today! 
MAKER: Hallmarked PP (Stamped). Paul Preston. Preston was an architect before becoming a self-taught silversmith. He is also known as the "Red Mole". 
APPROX AGE: Vintage (meaning somewhere between the 1930s to 1970s). 
SIZE: This necklace measures approximately 28 inches from end to end, and the naja measures 3 1/4 inches across (at the widest point) x 3 1/4 inches from top to bottom. The blossoms each measure 2 inches long by 1 inch wide. The earrings measure 1 inch wide x 1 3/8 inches long. The bracelet measures 4 7/8 inches from end to end of the silver with a 1 1/8 inch gap (fits a 6 inch wrist), and measures 2 5/8 inches wide at the widest part. The ring is a size 6 1/4. The total weight for this item is 437.7 grams.
CONDITION: Good for its age, normal wear expected. Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description and are hereby incorporated into the description, specifically with regards to condition.