This 1990s sterling silver and turquoise squash blossom necklace was made by Navajo Pansy Johnson, who from a biography "is a silversmith living in Gallup, NM. She was born in the 60's. She began to make traditional Navajo silver work at at a very young age and she made her first paycheck from silversmithing while still in high school. In 1975, she learned how to silversmith when major fashion designers and celebrities began wearing turquoise and silver. The popularity of turquoise and silver in the 70's helped Pansy understand the nationwide demand for Native American jewelry. Her precision in setting mini-stones makes her work stand out as one of the best known Navajo cluster artists." The necklace retails for close to $4,000. It is made with beautiful creamy blue-green turquoise that has some brown matrixing in some cabochons, and while there is color variation, for the most part it is medium-light blue-green. Cluster turquoise in the squash blossom necklace is among the most sought after.
The naja measures 2-3/4" wide and tall, and each of the ten clusters (turquoise only, not including the blossom) is a little over 1" wide by 7/8" tall. Two strands of silver beads moving into a single strand toward the top. This necklace is 25-1/2" tip to tip, with a hang length of about 12-13". The sterling silver is brushed finish. All turquoise cabochons are well seated. Strung on silver foxtail wire. Total weight is 165g.
A treasure for the person who loves the cluster form.
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