It has 10 squash blossoms. Each squash blossom is set in a pettipoint design with 39 genuine turquoise gemstones. The large centerpiece Naja is set with 80 hand cut turquoise gemstones. This magnifiscent turquoise necklace is very large and quite striking. This amazing squash blossom measures about 36 inches long with the naja pendant adding another 4 inches to the lenght.
Each squash blossom measures about 2 1/2 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches tall. The naja measures about 4 inches by 3 inches. The maker of this necklace is Violet Nez.
She has an extraordinary traditional talent and cuts her own stones. This necklace is stamped with the artist's initials' VN' and Sterling. Keep in mind this is a very large and heavy necklace weighting about 14 1/2 ounces. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "CEREMONIAL ZUNI INDIAN SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE TURQUOISE AND STERLING SILVER" is in sale since Sunday, December 19, 2010.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "turquoisejewelry" and is located in KINGMAN HOME OF THE FAMOUS KINGMAN TURQUOISE. This item can be shipped worldwide.