Squash Blossom Necklace with Natural Turquoise Sterling Silver Navajo Benson Sam

Beautiful hand made sterling silver squash blossom necklace by Navajo artist 

Benson Sam. It bears his hallmark on the back of the Naja on the right side. Mark is hard to find, but it's there. 

Turquoise is natural  and varies in color from blue to green. Nice matrix pattern. There are 10 blossoms. Naja measures 3 1/2" by 3 1/2". Blossoms are 1 3/4". Hogan beads are 8.9 mm in diameter at th hand solder. Measured with caliper. 

Necklace is 24" long. Weight: 6.2 ounces. Acid tested.