Vintage Southwestern Native American Indian turquoise Sterling silver bead necklace, stamped STERLING, and signed JOSEPHINE, most likely a Navajo artist. The pendant showcases a gorgeous turquoise. The light blue in the center of the stone contrasts beautifully with the striking brown matrix.
Polished cabochon is set in a smooth bezel wrapped in silver rope and framed by a half-round filed border. A large silver feather applique and 3 silver spheres adorn the border of the pendant. The bale is an open hook style, and measures 9/16" in height, just over 1/16" in width, and a depth just shy of 1/8, which may not accommodate thicker chains.The stone alone is roughly 2 3/16" tall by 1 1/2" wide, from bezel to bezel. The total weight of this piece is just over 69 grams. In length from hook to figure eight connector, and. Has small sections of 2 and 4 1/4" bench-made beads, with 3/4" melon beads in between them. Thank you for supporting authentic Native American art. The item "Native American Indian Turquoise Sterling Silver Bead Necklace Signed JOSEPHINE" is in sale since Sunday, January 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Jewelry".
The seller is "goesaround2014" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.