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Squash Blossom Necklace

Squash Blossom Necklace

Artist: unidentified

Manufacturer / Maker: Navajo Nation

Department: History
Date: mid-1900s
Medium: silver, turquoise
Dimensions:
Approximate dimensions when worn: 27 × 15 × 1 in. (68.6 × 38.1 × 2.5 cm)
Other (Naja): 3 × 4 in. (7.6 × 10.2 cm)
Other (Each pomegranate blossom): 2 3/8 × 1 × 1 in. (6 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm)
Classification: Jewelry & Adornment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Mrs. D. T. Beals
Object number: PC1969.9.1
DescriptionExtra Large Navajo squash blossom necklace with 14 pomegranate blossoms and 30 silver beads on a strand connected to a crescent shape (Naja) at the bottom with 6 turquoise stones.
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Label Text:Necklace
Navajo
PC1969.9.1
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