Santo Domingo Story Teller Belt Buckle – BU#1057
Sterling Silver Story Teller Belt Buckle With An Inlaid Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Center Border. The Buckle Depicts The Story Of The Spanish Conquistadors Being Credited With Introducing The Use Of Horses Into The Native American Indian Culture. Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Santo Domingo Pueblo Artist LORENZO TAFOYA.
The Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine, Located In Globe, Arizona, Was Closed In The Fall Of 2012. This Highly Popular “Sky Blue” Turquoise Stone Found In Its Natural, Non-Treated State Has Become A RARE Find. The Stone Is Highly Sought After By Many Discerning Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “L TAFOYA” (inscribed on back side of buckle with artist’s personal pueblo insignia)
Materials: Sterling Silver, Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise
Technique: Overlay With Reticulated Background, Channel Inlay
Belt Loop Width: 2.12″
Weight: 87 grams
1 in stock