Bull Ring-Style Naja Pendant
Reminiscent of a bull's nose ring, this Naja pendant is simple in design but nonetheless exceptional in it's plain but rounded silver work. Usually worn as the centerpiece of a Squash Blossom necklace in Southwestern jewelry, this Naja would fair just same as a stand-alone pendant.
The Naja's design shape is thought to have originated from the Moorish and then borrowed from the Spanish that was used as an ornamental design on horse bridle headstalls and as silver decorations on men's pants.
Vintage Sandcast. Navajo. 1950's.
Height: 2" 6/8 in.
Width: 2' 2/8 in.