Sammie Kescoli Begay Candelaria Spiderweb Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace and Earrings
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Thirty four glorious gem grade Candelaria turquoise specimens were used to create this fine collectible necklace. Candelaria turquoise originates from the Candelaria hills west of Tonapah, Nevada. It has long been regarded as a classic south western mine ranked with Bisbee, Lone Mountain and Godber Burnham. The mine last produced over a decade ago. Today it is a gold claim, the last of the turquoise destroyed by leaching the gold fields. Sammie’s superb talent puts these natural gems to best use, the splendid ingot silver work evident to the viewer in the creation of one of the finest Native American squashes of our time. Combine this creation with the collaboration of Margaret Lee’s exceptional talent in hand made beads, and a great masterpiece is born.
Necklace Length Clasp Included: 28-5/8 in. (plus a 1-7/8 in. drop) Naja Size: 2 3/8 in. x 1 7/8 in. (at widest points) Naja Upper Center Stone Size: 5/8 in. x 1/4 in. Blossom Size: 1-3/4 in. x 3/4 in. Blossom Stone Size: 3/4 in. x 5/16 in. Earring Size (Dangle Length Included): 2 in. x 9/16 in. (at widest point) Earring Stone Size: 5/8 in. x 3/16 in.
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