Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace

The Navajo squash blossom necklace is maybe the most recognizable Native American piece of

Squash Blossom Necklace

wearable art. You will find the necklace surrounded by debate. It is speculated that the blossom comes from the pomegranate, but other theories exist. The same is true about the naja, the inverted crescent pendant. Historians will take you back to the Roman Empire for the inspiration behind the design, while others tell of a Navajo origin. No matter where the designs of the squash blossom came from, they are now thought of as Native American. Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi artists have all made these spectacular pieces, of course following the influences of their People's preferred style. We have an assortment of these necklaces on our online Trading Post, so make sure you check them out.

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Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace

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