Chunky Turquoise & Bench Bead Choker Necklace
Hand made Southwestern chunky turquoise nugget bead necklace. Beads are hand soldered bench beads of sterling silver. Cones are sterling and each one has a small white heishi bead near the clasp. Necklace is choker length 15 1/2" long and the turquoise beads range from 3/4" to 1" wide. Weight: 14 grams. Silver is very tarnished. No Indian hallmarks. Acid tested for metal purity. C. 1950.