WOW! This is the most fantastic Native American belt buckle ever! This belt buckle features a carved turquoise bear depicting detail of its fur and facial expression. The turquoise bear is carved out one piece of turquoise and it is NOT made up of multiple pieces of turquoise. This beautiful belt buckle features a leaf motif design on both sides of the bear and a coral cabochon border close to the outer edge. On the outermost edge, there is a beautiful stamp work design around all four sides. This piece had to have taken a lot of time and patience to create this masterpiece! There are 17 pieces of coral; cabochons! The coral is in very good to excellent condition. Now, I did have to re-wax/polish the coral revitalize them! After re-waxing/polishing, they look amazing; as seen in the pictures!!! This has been one of the coolest belt buckles I've had the opportunity to own to date. Listed separately there is a matching bolo tie that would go with this belt buckle. Both pieces are marked by the same maker and they came together. Unfortunately, they are not listed together because I had to revitalize the coral stones. The bolo tie does not have coral, but it does have the intricate carved turquoise bear. This belt buckle came from a VERY high-end collector where many of her pieces were in her personal collection! She had so many high quality pieces that she could have created her own museum! You just do not find these pieces everyday. This piece measures approximately 4 in Long and 3 in wide, and weighs approximately 179.8 grams. It is substantial in size. You do not want to pass this one up for your collection or for occasional wear. This wonderful piece is marked by the maker and it is underneath the piece of masking tape. When I bought, I did not want to remove anything that was "original" when I purchased it except any corrosion. The piece of masking tape can be easily removed by using some cleaner. If you are looking for a unique and quality designed Native American belt buckle, then please do not look no further because this is the piece that you have been looking for to add to your collection!
Spectacular Native American Sterling Silver Coral and Carved Turquoise Bear Belt Buckle