This vintage Navajo Pearls necklace was made circa 1970s and features two strands of bench-made silver beads mixed in with larger fluted saucer beads and some melon beads. The necklace has a dark patina, natural oxidation from age. It comes to me from the estate of a woman from Denver who traveled throughout the years in the 60s through 80s purchasing jewelry for herself; according to her daughter, the mom became a doctor later in life and once she completed her residency, she began to buy the jewelry she always dreamed of owning. The beads are strung on wire and not graduated, each strand almost the same length, so they don't as much nest but rather sort of stack when worn. The necklace is long enough to layer with shorter pieces, and it definitely has the look of old pawn. There is a bead here and there with a small dent from age and wear, but overall, the necklace is in great shape and that patina just can't be beat. Let me know if you'd like just a hint of polishing to bring out some shine, which would look even more stunning against the natural oxidation.
The necklace measures about 31-1/2" in length. The beads vary in size; the majority of Navajo Pearl beads are about 11mm wide. The necklace weighs a hefty 110g.
A gorgeous and essential piece in any Southwestern jewelry collection.
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