The same owner for at least 30 years if not more. This was my mother's and she wore it very seldom, because it is not an everyday wear item.
Necklace has a total of 18 turquoise stones, 5 on each side above the Naja, and 8 stones on the Naja. Confirmed by local jeweler is Sterling Silver and is estimated to be mid 1970's to early 1980s. Each stone is surrounded by twisted silver in a shadow box setting with a deeply oxidized background. Hearts adorn the turquoise pieces above the Naja. Necklace is approx 27 with double to single strands.Naja is approx 2 3/8 wide. The true colors of the necklace are pics # 1-4.
There is no stamped identification on the backside. Please contact me with any questions.Thank you for viewing this lovely piece! The item "Vintage Navajo Turquoise And Silver Squash Blossom Necklace 148 Grams" is in sale since Friday, May 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "harmy" and is located in Reno, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.