DESCRIPTION - This is a lovely stunning vintage, later than 70's for not having signs and markings, squash blossom necklace featuring bright and beautiful pyrite turquoise and a classic silver work! Kingman Turquoise originates in the Mineral Park Mining District near Kingman, Arizona. Natural Kingman Turquoise ranges in color from light to very dark blue and sometimes tints of green. Matrix can range from white, light brown to black and frequently flecked with pyrite and occasionally quartz. The most famous stones from this mine are rounded bright blue nuggets with black matrix.
Few turquoise mines produced nuggets, especially of this quality. In its high-grade form it has always been considered among the top quality American turquoise. This high blue color has become a color standard in the industry, reflected by the name Kingman Blue. However, much of the turquoise from Kingman occurs as seams, masses and veins, rather then in nugget form. Besides the nugget form, the most desirable Kingman turquoise is a deep blue with molybdenum pyrite; also, deep blue with pyrite as well as in a bird's eye pattern with water web matrix.
This is in excellent condition with beautiful blue hues. Each stone is set securely in a smooth bezel surrounded by hand-twisted silver roping and an incised silver rim. There are ten stones on each side and seven stones on the naja with various sizing. This is an absolutely beautiful piece. DIMENSION - 21" long, naja - 3 1/8" by 3.The item "Vintage Old NAVAJO Sterling Silver Pyrite Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace" is in sale since Saturday, December 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "jeweyoun-7" and is located in Lakewood, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.