The squash blossom necklace is a classic Navajo necklace. The necklace's design is a symbol of acculturation. Its design originates from early Spanish and Moorsish symbolism and with these cultural influences the squash blossom necklace emerged as a symbol that is uniquely Navajo.The necklace's design can be disected into two parts: the squash-blossoms ( side pieces) and the Naja (center piece).
This piece is made out of sterling silver and genuine black onyx. It measures 24 inches long. The center piece, called the Naja, is 2 x 2-1/4 inches. The side squash blossom piece are 1-1/4 x 1/2 inch.The bead are sterling silver bench-made beads that are 1/4 inch diameter.
Material: Sterling Silver,Black Onyx
Retail Value: $660.00