Up for your consideration is this amazing Native American hand made sterling silver Kingman turquoise squash blossom necklace and earring set, created by the ever popular Navajo silversmith Alex Sanchez. Alex has brought his trademark petroglyph style to his interpretation of the traditional squash blossom necklace, creating a whole new look! The set is covered with heavy, textured, oxidized dragonflies, bears, healing hands, sunfaces and whirlwind spirals.
Please look at the back of the necklace. The backs of all the pieces are stamped too! The necklace drapes beautifully when worn.
This squash blossom is decorated with two sets of four squash blossoms on a double strand of silver beads. The necklace measures 25 inches long, end to end, and hangs 14 inches from the back of the neck to the bottom of the naja. The 8 blossoms are 1-1/2 by 1 inch and the naja measures 3 by 2-3/4 inches. High grade natural Kingman turquoise stones complete the piece. The necklace weighs 206 grams.
The earrings are post style earrings for pierced ears and measure 1-1/2 by 5/8 inch. They weigh 7.6 grams each.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included with your purchase.
Alex Sanchez from Gallup, New Mexico has been making jewelry over twenty five years and he is of Navajo and Zuni descent. Alex is the younger brother of Myron Panteah and Brad Panteah. His technique is a wonderful blend of contemporary and traditional styles. He is known for his unique petroglyph jewelry.