Belt buckle measures approximately 2" long, 3" wide, will fit a belt that is up to 1-1/2" wide, and weighs 53 grams.
This belt buckle is a true treasure! This piece of Native American jewelry is Hopi overlay hand crafted by artist George Phillips out of genuine sterling silver. Overlay is a process that utilizes at least two layers of sterling silver. One layer forms the foundation, while the second is used to design the individual detailed overlay. In this belt buckle, the second layer forms a marvelous Kokopelli, Arrow, and Water Wave designs that gives the piece an elegant finish. In Native American beliefs, the water waves design represents continuous life. The Kokopelli is a common fertility symbol throughout the Southwest. In Native American beliefs, the Kokopelli visits various communities, seducing and impregnating the young women drawn to the tones of his flute playing. Arrows usually signify direction of travel, force, and movement. The belt buckle is stamped sterling and hallmarked.