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Franklin Yazzie Kachina Themed Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace

  Lot # JZ678
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Franklin Yazzie Kachina Themed Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace

  • Artist Signature: Handcrafted by renowned Navajo artisan Franklin Yazzie, known for contemporary adaptations of classic designs
  • Clasp Type: Secure hook & eye closure, ensuring comfort and ease of wear
  • Stone Details: Features 46 exquisite turquoise stone
  • Earring Details: Comes with matching earrings equipped with French wire hooks, designed for pierced ears and featuring 3 turquoise stones each
  • Craftsmanship: Each piece is a testament to the artistry and heritage of Navajo jewelry making, with sterling silver Kachina figures intricately designed
  • Compare to this example, which recently sold at Nativo Arts.

Excellent vintage condition. The turquoise stones are all secure in their settings, free from chips or hairline fractures. Stone abrasions are minimal, appropriate for its age. The sterling silver exhibits a desirable patina with light wear, enhancing its vintage appeal.

Dimensions & Weight:
Necklace Length: 26" long, making a grand statement
Weight: 172 grams, substantial yet comfortable for extended wear
25" Internal Opening,
Center Kachina: 3.15" X 1.27", Side Kachinas: 2.43" X .91"
Earrings: 2.01" X .73"
Overall Weight: 185.08 grams

A rare piece from our curated collection of Native American jewelry. This necklace is a distinctive interpretation of the traditional Squash Blossom style, showcasing Franklin Yazzie's skill in blending historical motifs with modern design elements.

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Please Note:

  • Diamond and gemstone weights, colors, and clarity grades are approximate and determined while mounted.
  • Treatment of colored stones, pearls, and other gemstones to enhance their appearance is common; these treatments may or may not be noted.

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Lot # JZ678
System ID # 15084937
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