There are many things that have claimed to be a “girl’s best friend,” but now there’s a new contender in town. Genuine squash blossoms are to die for. If you ever have the opportunity to get your hands on one for keeps, you definitely should.
“This Vintage Turquoise Coral Squash Blossom Necklace is a mid 20th century, Indian jewelry that displays the talent of an unknown Hopi silversmith and it is very special! Set with beautiful Sleeping Beauty & Coral stones, they’re surrounded in a wonderful design of twisted & coiled wire.
“With a dangle at the center, the Naja is 3-1/8″ wide x 3-5/8″ tall with hand stamping on the outer crescent. Along with the 10 stations (2-1/2″ tall), all are strung on 9mm, hand-seamed bench beads strands. With the hook/eye included, it’s 30-1/2” long & unsigned. An old sale tag for $2450.00 identifies this as Hopi made. This Vintage Turquoise Coral Squash Blossom Necklace is one of a kind & just gets better with age!” -alltribes.com.
“This Bisbee II Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace set is a full size offering of exceptional, Navajo artistry. A premium weight of Sterling was used to showcase these glorious Arizona stones! The matching design includes a heavy chain wrap & recessed twist wire. The crescent shaped, 4″ x 3-3/4″ Naja along with 12 blossoms are strung on a 29″ length (includes clasp) of 9mm, Aztec patterned beads.
“The bracelet is 1″ wide at the center & will fit wrist sizes 6″ to 8”. The ring is 1″ long for sizes 6 to 10 & the dangle earrings are 3-3/8″ long (includes hook). Inspired by some old pawn pieces we sold, this was crafted in our shop by Lenora Begay. Stamped Sterling & hallmarked, this Bisbee II Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace set will knock your socks off!” -alltribes.com.
“This Bisbee II Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace set features a gorgeous display of natural, Arizona stones. Cut and polished from rough by Navajo Tony Turpin, there’s about 250 to 300 carats in this suite. All are bezel set & surrounded with twist wire & finished with a berry flower edge. The crescent-shaped, Naja is 3-3/4″ wide by 3-1/4″ tall & with the ten stations, all are strung on 7mm Desert Pearl strands.
“It’s 31″ long, including the hook/eye clasp. The earrings are 2″ long (includes hook) & the 3-stone cuff is 1-1/2″ wide, at the center, for a 6″ to 7-1/2” wrist. Made in our Native American jewelry shop, it’s stamped Sterling & hallmarked. This Bisbee II Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace set is unparalleled in its beauty and presence!” -alltribes.com.