Navajo Blue Gem turquoise box bow squash blossom, sterling silver
Vintage Navajo box bow squash blossom necklace, sterling silver with Blue Gem turquoise, made in 1930s. Measures almost 24" long, with a double row of silver beads all the way around. The naja is 1 5/8" by 2", and has 10 small turquoise cabochons. There are 15 squashes on each side, each 1 1/4" long, with its own small turquoise cabochon. The back of the naja has letter marks, either an old owner's mark or cost code.