Traditional Navajo Hachita Squash Blossom Set
This genuine Hachita turquoise Squash Blossom is made by well known silversmith Fannie Chavez-Platero of the Navajo tribe (shown in the last photo on the left). This piece is stamped by Fannie for quality and shows amazing attention to detail with ever blossom and petal. The length of the necklace is 17 1/2 inches from clasp to the naja, all from sterling silver. The naja or center pendant is 4 inches wide by 4 inches long. Each blossom is beautifully detailed, approximately 2 inches long and the earrings measure 2 1/4 inches in drop length with high quality matching genuine Hachita turquoise throughout. Every one of these Hachita stones are unique in look which gives this squash an amazing and personal look and feel. This squash blossom is a true heirloom necklace or statement piece that will be sure to start conversation and bring attention due to its sheer beauty and size alone. This piece is one of a kind and there will never be one exactly like it. Turquoise is said to be the first gemstone known to man. It has been admired and revered for its beauty and healing properties since about 900 A.D. Turquoise has long been used as personal adornment by Southwestern Native American for more than 100 years. Hachita is a town in the Galilee district of Southern New Mexico, USA where the turquoise is mined. The mine is now extinct and is no longer in operation. A gift box will be included. This purchase allows Native Americans to continue to be employed in their traditional craft. We ship fast, professionally, and free. Please reach out to us with any questions.