Description: This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1980's.
This piece is a stunning example of the artistry of the Navajo silversmith. Each piece is handmade out of sterling silver.
Navajo Pearls is a name that has been popularized to describe the traditional set of Navajo handmade bench-made silver beads. The beads are made by cutting two silver disc and doming each side. Once domed the holes are drilled in the center and the two half are then filed to fit snug and soldered together. The Navajo Pearls necklace is must for any southwest jewelry collection.
Material: Sterling Silver
Dimensions: 28" long. Main pendant is 1-7/8" x 2-3/4". Side squash pendants are 1-3/8" wide. Navajo pearl beads are 3/8" wide.
Weight (in grams): 130.2
Hallmark/Signature: sterling and RB