Whiting Davis popularized southwestern style jewelry in the 1970s with a plethora of silver tone and inlaid faux turquoise cabochon necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Known famously for it's mesh bags, WD also excelled at creating wonderful glass cameo and intaglio jewelry in intricate metal work settings.
The pendant necklace presented, circa 1970s, features bilateral oblong links embossed in an X pattern. The large pyramid style pendant is "inlaid" with rectangular faux turquoise cabochons. Pyramid center mimics design with vertical bar texturing. Six hinged, rigid fringe rods swing freely below.
The necklace has a wearable length of about 20 inches with spring ring clasp. Pendant including bail is approximately 4 inches x 1 1/2 inches at it's widest point with a 1/4 inch thickness. Rectangular faux turquoise cabs are 7 millimeters x 4 millimeters. Weight of the necklace is 66 grams.
Condition is excellent / pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All faux turquoise cabs retain color and luster with wonderful striations throughout. No dents or bends to metalwork. All links secure. All silver tone finish intact, front and back of pendant and chain links. Clasp strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Pristine vintage.
The necklace includes it's original oblong oval metal hang tag stamped with "WHITING" underscored with "DAVIS". Circa 1970s.
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Whiting Davis Faux Turquoise Southwestern Pendant Necklace