This is a Vintage Zuni Burdian Soseeah Turquoise Sterling Silver Inlay Sun Face Squash Blossom Necklace Signed. The necklace features 12 channel inlay Sunface clusters on a 26 Inch sterling silver (tested) bead chain (each seamed bead measures 5mm long). Each of the 12 sunface blossoms measures 7/8 inch diameter and the stones used include turquoise, jet, mother of pearl and coral. The naja pendant measures 1 3/4 inch by 1 3/4 inch and is signed Burdian Soseeah on the back. Burdian Soseeah was born in the Zuni Pueblo in the late 1940s. She has been active in making jewelry since the 1960s and is known for her blossoming Sunface channel jewelry jewelry. Not heavy on the neck. The artistry is superb.
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