Navajo Natural Dry Creek Turquoise Belt Buckle – BU#1067
“Old Style” Sterling Silver Belt Buckle Set With A Natural Dry Creek Turquoise Stone. Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist TSOSIE ORVILLE WHITE.
In General, Natural or Non-Treated Turquoise Is Considered To Be Highly Desirable As It Represents The True And Unaltered Composition of The Stone. Natural Turquoise Stones Are Increasingly Becoming Hard To Locate And Acquire. It Should Be Further Noted The Dry Creek Turquoise Mine Is Currently Not In Operation Making The Demand For This Collectible Stone Quite Strong.
Artist Hallmark: “T. O. White” (hand stamped on back side of buckle)
Materials: Sterling Silver, Natural Dry Creek Turquoise Stone
Technique: Extensive Stamp Work, Saw Work, Repoussé, Twist Wire, Satin Finish, Oxidized Background
Belt Loop Width: 1.58″
Weight: 52 grams
1 in stock