Navajo Natural Morenci Turquoise Belt Buckle – BU#1086
Tufa Stone Cast Sterling Silver Single Piece Belt Buckle Set With A RARE Oval Shaped Natural Morenci Turquoise Stone. Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist PHILANDER BEGAY.
The Morenci Turquoise Mine, Located In Southeastern Arizona, has been shut down since 1984. Morenci Turquoise Found In Its Natural And Unaltered State Has Become A RARE Find. It Is Highly Sought After By Many Discerning Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “Philander Begay” (cast on back side of buckle)
Materials: Sterling Silver, Natural Morenci Turquoise
Technique: Tufa Stone Cast, Appliqué, Hand Sawed Castellated Bezel, Satin Finish, Oxidized Background
Height: 1.83 – 1.75″ (end to end with slight taper)
Length: 3.44″ (excluding belt loop extension)
Belt Loop Width: 1.64″
Weight: 88 grams
1 in stock