Vintage double strand squash blossom necklace with three stone Naja

I bought this from an older local woman who purchased it in Taos years ago. The beads appear to be handmade and the Naja has three natural pieces of turquoise. The necklace is approximately 24” long and the Naja is 2.5” by 2.5”. Weight is 135 grams and it is strung on chain. It is unmarked.
I’d like to confirm age and I would really appreciate an approximate value for my records.
Thanks for your help.
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I learned something interesting from the former owner today. Apparently she took a jewelry making class years ago at a place called wildacres and said that Harvey Begay was her teacher. She said that he took her to the movies but she couldn’t afford to buy his work. However, the only wildacres currently listed is a retreat in NC.

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@Jason will you please give me your opinion about this please? Thanks :blush:

I don’t think of this as old, maybe circa 1990s? $450 - $550.