Collector's items MIS19Unisex ● 5000.00 €
One of a Kind piece - Navajo handcraft
Artist: Freddie Maloney
Squash Blossom necklace in sterling silver, set with beautiful Morenci turquoises (Arizona).
The different elements of this necklace shows it is a masterpiece: Each bead is made out of two little domes soldered to make a sphere. The settings of the stones are handmade one by one, depending the shape of the turquoise they circle. In the same way, the naja (central pendant) is tailor made.
The Naja reminds the shape of the horse shoe and is considered as a talisman.
For many moons, the Squash Blossom is one of the signature jewels of the Natives of the South West. The different tribes making this traditionnal piece, such as the Navajo, the Zuni or the Hopi, value it deeply. It is worn, forever and until now, by both men and women in rituals and festivities.
This necklace is in sterling silver.
Proudly handmade in USA.
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