Navajo Sand Cast Sterling Squash Blossom

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:25.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,600.00 USD
Navajo Sand Cast Sterling Squash Blossom
25.00USDby wayne0126+ applicable fees & taxes.
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The lot features an exceptional sand cast sterling silver peyote water bird effigy squash blossom from a Navajo Native American Indian master silversmith. The necklace shows a typical multi-strand round silver concho beads on a silver chain with the addition of a large sand cast Naja pendant having excellent Pilot Mountain turquoise gemstones. The necklace also features ten Peyote Water Bird blossom charms which are also sand-cast silver in construction and each bare the same matched turquoise stone. The Peyote Water Bird is a symbol of the renewal of life, rainy seasons, rivers, lightning and thunder, distant travel, visions and wisdom, it is one of the most notable symbols and has been the symbol of the NAC since the early 1900’s. The necklace shows the obvious signs of a quality and meticulous maker and has a heavy large construction showing good overall condition for its vintage age. When unclasped, and stretched out, the necklace measures 32" long.