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Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace

Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace

Department: History
Date: 1920s?
Medium: Silver and turquoise
Dimensions:
12 5/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (32.1 × 7 × 6.4 cm)
Classification: Jewelry & Adornment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of the Dazzo Family
Object number: PC2003.74.4
DescriptionThis is a double-strand silver necklace, featuring a beautiful crescent (or naja) with three pieces of turquoise. Copper veins are apparent in two of the pieces of turquoise. On either side of the naja are 15 blossoming beads interspersed among beads.
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