This sterling silver and turquoise naja pendant is chunky and substantial with eight turquoise stones in sawtooth bezels. Each of those stones is worthy of its own pendant yet here we have all eight in a single weighty piece. The naja is that crescent form featured in most squash blossom necklaces. That form was brought to the New World from Spain and Morocco and adopted by the Navajo and other Native Americans. This particular naja was made by Buffalo Dancer, a jewelry making company that has operated in Taos since 1974. Although the company employs Native American silversmiths from Taos Pueblo, Navajo Nation, and others, we cannot say for certain that the piece was Native American made; hence, we call it Southwestern. I love that the stones are slightly domed, giving the piece that chunky. And I love the bale, which is actually a shepherds' hook, meaning you can hook it over a chain or a string of Navajo pearls. Is a perfect unisex piece.
The naja is not huge in terms of its size, but rather it's substance comes from those stones. It measures 2-1/2" across by 3-3/4" tall including the bail. Weighs 65g. In excellent condition.
The passage of time, the blending of traditions.
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