Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Belt buckle measures approximately 2-1/4" long, 3-1/4" at widest, and will fit a belt that is up to 1-1/2" wide. The belt buckle weighs 70 grams.
This is a very exquisite belt buckle that must not be overlooked! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Robert & Bernice Leekya, out of genuine Sterling silver, along with real Turquoise and Coral stones. A total of FIVE stones are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while silver beads, twisted silver, and imprinted designs can be seen highlighting for an elegant finish. The Belt Buckle is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
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.
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.