Here is a rare and unusual piece of Vintage Turquoise Jewelry. Take a look this one of a kind handmade Sterling Silver and Damele Squash Blossom and Ring Set by Native American jewelry artisan Sam Piaso. This set features 38 natural lime to mint green American Variscite cabochons from the famous Damele mine in Nevada, USA. This material is rare and getting more rare since the death of the miner. Each gem is set in a classic Sterling Silver bezel and separated with raindrop or ball designs. The cocktail ring features three oval cabochons of natural Damele and a classic split shank. The Sterling Silver necklace features 35 free form oval cabochons. The Naja piece in this Vintage Damele Squash Blossom Necklace features 10 small oval cabochons and onle larger cabochon of natural lime to mint green Damele Variscite. The necklace features 12 squash blossoms, each with two oval cabochons of Damele, one large, one small. This necklace is strung on handmade Sterling Silver beads or “Bench Made Beads” also called Navajo Pearls. The necklace is strung on Sterling Silver chain called “Fox Tail” and finished off with a classic hook and eye clasp. This would be an awesome addition to even the highest end Turquoise Jewelry or American Indian Jewelry collection. Artisan handmade in the USA, this Vintage Damele Squash Blossom and Ring features the Navajo Jewelry hallmark “Sam Piaso” and is stamped Sterling.
This handmade Sterling Silver squash blossom necklace is 22 inches long. The naja piece measures : 2 inches long X 2 1/4 inches wide. The necklace weighs 130.6 grams.
The ring is a size 7.
All prices are in USD