Mercury Dime Bead and Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace - A Vintage Item!

Mercury Dime Bead and Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace - A Vintage Item!


Description: An impressive squash blossom necklace that features old, mercury dimes (forming 55 beads) along with 10 squash blossoms (also made with mercury dimes). It has a heavy gauge, hand stamped, sterling silver, sand cast naja for a centerpiece with a single piece of nice, bluish-green turquoise that has golden brown matrix (looks a lot like Royston mine). Although not marked for silver content, we guarantee it is sterling silver silver (naja and blossoms) and coin silver on the dime beads. 

Maker: Unmarked, but vintage Navajo in style.

Approx. Age: Vintage Circa 1970s.

Size: Measures  29" around the neck. Pendant is an additional 3 1/4"l x 3 1/2"w.  Weighs an impressive 238.9g.

Condition: Good for it's age, normal wear expected. Used, not new.

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Western Trading Post is family owned and operated. Located in Arizona just north of the Tohono O'odham (Papago), just south of the Akimel O'odham (Pima), just east of the Ak-Chin O'odham (branch of Pima) and only a short driving distance from the Apache (N'dee), Navajo (Dine'), Zuni, Hopi, Yavapai, Mojave, and Hualapai. We specialize in Native American Indian, Western American and Southwestern items. 

Items listed here may also be available in our store, therefore we reserve the right to end an auction at any time. 

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