Diné Necklace of Silver Triangles with Turquoise

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Necklaces
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: silver, turquoise
  • Size:
    17-½” long; 1-½” x 1-½” triangles
  • Item # C4643.65
  • Price: $1200

Five silver triangles were cast as individuals to form this classic necklace. The five were connected through silver loops on the back. Each triangle carries a small blue turquoise gemstone. Two handmade silver chains complete the set. The necklace is not stamped with the name of an artist. It appears to be from the mid-twentieth century.


Condition: very good condition

Provenance: this Diné Necklace of Silver Triangles with Turquoise is from a private collection

Recommended Reading: Navajo Jewelry: A Legacy of Silver and Stone by Lois Jacka

TAGS: Southwest Indian JewelryNavajonecklace

A simple hook and loop secures this necklace.

Alternate close-up view of a section of this necklace.

 

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Necklaces
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: silver, turquoise
  • Size:
    17-½” long; 1-½” x 1-½” triangles
  • Item # C4643.65
  • Price: $1200

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