Vintage 1960's - 1970's Native American Large Turquoise Pendant Long Bench Bead Sterling Necklace.
This is a stunning piece. Comprised of sterling silver round and tubular bench beads....strung into a longer length necklace or neck chain....suspending a large oval pendant piece set with a gorgeous natural turquoise stone. The pendant piece has a scalloped edge design with a feather motif wrapping around the turquoise stone and raised bead detail. The background of the pendant displays a wood grain like effect with a polished edge. The entire necklace is hand wrought. Simple hook and eye type closure.
Necklace is unsigned. Tested positive for sterling silver.
Necklace or neck chain measures 27 inches long by 1/4 inch wide. Round beads on the neck chain measure 7 millimeters in size, the tube beads measure 1 inch long. The pendant piece measures 3 inches long by 2-1/8 inches wide.
Necklace weighs 1.82 ozt (troy ounces) correct measurement for sterling or 56.5 grams.
There are a few small dings here and there on the neck chain beads. Vintage condition is otherwise excellent. Arresting!
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