This 16" nugget necklace is of Native American, probably Navaho, origin, dating from the 1970's. It has 11 1/2" of small turquoise nuggets ranging in color from medium turquoise through dark green, all with some brown matrix. The ends of the necklace are finished with tiny brown beads made of shells. Then a silver ball and the clasp, a hook and eye type. This attractive older necklace is in excellent original condition with beautifully aged stones. It is strung on silver wire. It is excellent original condition.