Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Belt buckle measures approximately 2-3/8" long, 2-3/4" at widest point, will fit a belt that is up to 1-1/2" wide.
This is a wonderful piece of Navajo artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Carson Blackgoat, out of genuine sterling silver and a real Turquoise stone. The stone is gently set in a hand cut bezel, while being accented with imprinted designs for a fascinating finish. The belt buckle is stamped sterling and hallmarked by the artist.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty