Vintage Lone Mountain Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace
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In the 1940- 1960 era Francis M Begay and Johnny Mike Begay were among the finest Navajo turquoise cluster design jewelers of their time. Although the attribution of this fine necklace is uncertain, it is without a doubt one of the finest squash blossom necklaces of this era. 184 hand cut cabochons were made from rough Lone Mountain turquoise to create this masterpiece. Perfectly matched, the turquoise was hand bezeled and set. Each blossom is tipped with a specimen. The blossoms and Naja are strung on fine hand made beads. The beads vary in shape, sphere and size.
Necklace Length Clasp Included: 31 in. (Plus a 2-1/2 in. Drop) Naja Size: 2-3/4 in. x 3 in. Blossom Size: 1-1/2 in. x 7/8 in.
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