Native American Sterling Silver Beaded Necklace with Mother of Pearl, Coral & Turquoise
This is an incredible vintage Zuni or Navajo museum quality huge silver necklace. This piece contains colossal hand wrought round, hogan and torpedo shaped silver beads with a traditional silver clasp. Resting at the bottom of the necklace is a fascinating and large silver pendant that measures around 3-3/8" X 2" and contains outstanding silver works that include raindrops, fans and line segments. Resting on the large silver pendant are three amazing stones that include a blue turquoise stone, coral and mother of pearl. The turquoise stone measures around 3/4" X 3/8" and appears to be from the Bisbee turquoise mine.
This necklace could possibly be Dan Simplicio.Sterling silver circa mid-century . The length of the necklace measures around 30-1/2". Sturdy 91 grams.