Sammie Kescoli Begay Candelaria Spiderweb Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace and Earrings
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Fine gem grade Candelaria turquoise is very rare and expensive on today’s market. The Candelaria mine was purchased as a gold and silver claim. Excavation from the pit eliminated what was left of the turquoise. Today Candelaria ranks with the finest of all the classic mines found in Nevada. Navajo jeweler Sammie Begay has selected thirty four perfectly matching natural gemstones to create this superb necklace. The gems are deep Candelaria blue with reddish brown host rock matrix, the signature look of the finest quality. The cabochons of the naja exhibit fine spiderwebbing. Each blossom and the naja are hand made out of labor intensive hand rolled and hammered ingot sterling silver. The beads are hand made by master bead maker Margaret Lee. Their collaboration marks the necklace as a one of a kind masterpiece.
Necklace Length Clasp Included: 27-1/4 in. (plus a 2 1/2 in. drop) Naja Size: 2 3/4 in. x 2 1/8 in. (at widest points) Naja Upper Center Stone Size: 3/4 in. x 1/2 in. Largest Blossom Size: 1 5/16 in. x 1/2 in. Blossom Stone Size: 5/8 in. x 5/16 in. Earring Size (Dangle Length Included): 1-3/4 in. x 1/2 in. (at widest point) Earring Stone Size: 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.
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