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Buckles BK44

Unisex ● 540.00 €

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Sterling silver Navajo belt buckle handcrafted with the Tufa Cast technique, a traditional silversmithing process used by the Navajos. 

The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 

Suitable for a leather width of 1.4"

Size (HxL in inches) : 2.4" x 2.8" 

This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 

Belt buckle back in iron. 

Proudly handmade in USA. 

LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. 

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Sterling silver Navajo belt buckle handcrafted with the Tufa Cast technique. 
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Famous Native designs are hand-carved on this belt buckle, such as the diamond and moustache shapes. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4
Size (HxL in inches) : 2.5 x 2.7 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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Navajo belt buckle with a stunning Spiderweb Kingman turquoise (Arizona) set in sterling silver. 
The belt buckle is handcrafted with the Repousse technique, a traditional Navajo silversmithing process that is recognizable by its bump-out designs surrounded of oxidized silver stamps. Such stamps have a darker tone, giving texture and character to this piece. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4
Size (HxL in inches) : 2.6 x 3.2 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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Navajo belt buckle with a stunning Spiderweb Kingman (Arizona) set in mat sterling silver. 
This belt buckle is handcrafted with the Tufa Cast technique, a traditional silversmithing process used by the Navajos. 
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4Size (HxL in inches) : 2.1 x 2.5 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY.
For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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Navajo belt buckle with a stunning King Manassa (Colorado) set in sterling silver. 
This oval belt buckle is a great designer piece, entirely stamped of Native patterns that have a darker tone, thanks to the chemical process of silver oxidation. This dark tint gives relief and character to this piece. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4
Size (HxL in inches) : 3 x 3.4 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in metal. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
 
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Sterling silver Hopi belt buckle carved of a Sunface. Sunface us the Sun Father, he is a symbol of life. 
This belt buckle is made with the Overlay technique. This process includes a background soldered to another like-sized piece with a cutout design. The silver background is then oxidized and scratched to bring out contrast between the two pieces. 
This belt buckle is suitable for a leather width of 1.4 Dimensions (HxL in inches) : 2 x 3This belt buckle is in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA.  
THE LEATHER BELT IS SOLD SEPARATELY.For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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This belt buckle is representative of the Applique handcraft, a well-known process in Navajo silversmithing. The traditional Applique technique includes shapes such as leaves, feathers, and squash blossoms (the suash being an essential crop for the Natives). All these elements are cut from silver sheets and then soldered onto an underlying piece. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4
Size (HxL in inches) : 2.1 x 2.8 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
THE LEATHER BELT IS SOLD SEPARATELY.For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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Navajo belt buckle with a Turquoise Mountain turquoise (Arizona) cabochon set in sterling silver. 
This oval belt buckle is a great designer piece, entirely stamped of Native patterns that have a darker tone, thanks to the chemical process of silver oxidation. This dark tint gives relief and character to this piece. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4
Size (HxL in inches) : 2.6 x 3.1 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in metal. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
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Sterling silver Navajo belt buckle made up of 4 elements, each one being hand-stamped of Native patterns.
This beautiful type of belt buckle is called Ranger Buckle and is a timeless US Western fashion accessory. 
This belt buckle is handcrafted with the Tufa Cast process: 
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
This belt buckle is polished, to have a smooth and refined finish. 
Suitable for a leather width of 18mm.
Width of the buckle (in inches) : 1.7
This belt buckle is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
THE LEATHER BELT IS SOLD SEPARATELY - Please contact us for more information.
 
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Navajo bolo tie. 
Little shield handcrafted with the Tufa Cast process, set of an Easter Blue turquoise. 
The Tufa Cast is one of the oldest techniques used by the Navajos:
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) or harden sand and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone.
Black breaded leather with sterling silver tips and slide clip at the back. 
Diameter of the central piece (in inches): 2
Proudly handmade in USA. 
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Sterling silver Navajo ring.
This designer ring is made with the Tufa Cast technique, one of the oldest processes used by the Navajos:
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Width : 25mm
This ring is made in sterling silver.Proudly handmade in USA.
If you don't find this ring in your size, please contact us, we may have it in stock.
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Navajo ring made of a Sonoran Gold turquoise (Arizona) set in mat sterling silver.
This ring is representative of the traditional Navajo silversmithing: the turquoise is set in a hand-carved setting and is surrounded by a twist wire, reminding the need to tame the stone as we tame a wild animal.  
Size of the stone (HxL in mm) : 22mm x 17mm
This ring is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. If you don't find this ring in your size, feel free to contact us, we may have it in stock.
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Navajo pendant. Turtle in sterling silver made with the Tufa Cast technique. 
The turtle symbolizes protection, longevity, love and knowledge (it is the mother of the earth). 
This designer piece is made in sterling silver, with the Tufa Cast technique, one of the oldest process used by the Navajos:
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Size (H x l in mm) including pendant ring: 42mm x 31mm
Proudly handmade in USA. 
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Navajo pendant. Naja in sterling silver made with the Tufa Cast technique. 
The Naja reminds the shape of the horse shoe. It's an element we commonly find as a pendant on the traditional Squash Blossom necklaces. As a talisman, the Naja gives protection.
This designer piece is made in sterling silver, with the Tufa Cast technique, one of the oldest process used by the Navajos:
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Size (H x l in mm) including pendant ring: 29mm x 18mm
Proudly handmade in USA. 
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Silver pin made with the Tufa Cast technique representing a horse set with a beautiful Kingman turquoise (Arizona).
In Native culture the horse is symbol of travel, earthly power and freedom. 
The Tufa Cast is one of the oldest techniques used by the Navajos:
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) or harden sand and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone.
 
Dimensions (H x L in mm) : 74mm x 31mm
This pin is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 

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Clasp in sterling silver. Length (in inches): 19
The Heishi handcraft is a long and meticulous process: First, rough-cut stones or shells are drilled and then strung on a wire, after which the artist holds both ends of the strand and carefully draws the beads back and forth accross a grinding wheel or other rough surface to shape the Heishi beads.
High-quality hand-made Heishi beads should feel uniform and smooth to the touch, such as these ones. 
Pueblo, Kewa: Native tribe of the South-West, notably known for making Heishi beads, little handmade beads in tubular or puck shapes, composed of different materials and stones (turquoise, black-jet, coral and shell). 
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Length (in inches): 25.5Central piece size (Hxl) : 26mm x 21mmClasp in sterling silver. 
In a time when the Zuni tribe lived from agriculture and hunting, the hunters couldn't do with these amulets and would never forget to bring them during their expeditions. The fetishes assure benevolence of the soul. Each animal represents its spirit, its own inner force and protects its owner. 
Birds are symbol of freedom and lightness. 
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Clasp in sterling silver. Length (in inches): 21
The Heishi handcraft is a long and meticulous process: First, rough-cut stones or shells are drilled and then strung on a wire, after which the artist holds both ends of the strand and carefully draws the beads back and forth accross a grinding wheel or other rough surface to shape the Heishi beads.
High-quality hand-made Heishi beads should feel uniform and smooth to the touch, such as these ones. 
Pueblo, Kewa: Native tribe of the South-West, notably known for making Heishi beads, little handmade beads in tubular or puck shapes, composed of different materials and stones (turquoise, black-jet, coral and shell). 
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Navajo bracelet with seven Carico Lake turquoises (Nevada) set in mat sterling silver. 
The setting of this bracelet is serrated and stamped of Native patterns.  Wrist size (in inches) : 7.1Width (in mm): 15mm
This bracelet is made in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
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Navajo ring with a beautiful Candelaria turquoise (Nevada) set in sterling silver.
This ring is a stunning designer piece, representative of a beautiful Navajo silversmithing work: the stone is surrounded by a silver twist wire, reminding the need to tame the stone as we tame a wild animal, and the shank is enhanced of Native patterns that are personal to the artist. Dimensions of the stone (HxL in mm) : 25mm x 19mm
This ring is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
If you don't find this ring in your size, please contact us, we may have it in stock.
    • Man Zuni ring with a round inlay of Sleeping Beauty turquoise (Arizona), coral and black-pen shell, set on sterling silver. 
This inlay represents a rug pattern, an emblematic pattern in Native culture that we find on traditional rugs.
The handmade Zuni inlay is a gathering of different stones (most often turquoise, coral, mother-of-pearl, black jet), carved and put together in order to create a thin geometrical pattern. The piece is then polished in order to give a smooth and elegant finish to the jewel. Size of the centrale piece (in mm): 16mm x 12mm
This ring is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. If you don't find this ring in your size, please contact us, we may have it in stock.
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This beautiful and thick Navajo ring in sterling silver is carved of an oval shape surrounded by rays of oxydized silver. These elements are framed by stamped arrow-heads and arrows.
The arrow is a famous Native design, representing protection. 
Width (in mm): 13mm
This ring is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
If you don't find this ring in your size, please contact us, we may have it in stock. 
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Sterling silver Navajo belt buckle made up of 4 elements, set of Sleeping Beauty turquoises (Arizona) and each one being hand-stamped of Native patterns.
This beautiful type of belt buckle is called Ranger Buckle and is a timeless Western US fashion accessory. 
Suitable for a leather width of 18mm.
Width of the buckle (in mm): 43mm
This belt buckle is in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
THE LEATHER BELT IS SOLD SEPARATELY - Please contact us for more information. 
    • Unisex One of a Kind piece
Sterling silver Navajo belt buckle handcrafted with the Tufa Cast technique, a traditional silversmithing process used by the Navajos. 
The artist takes a mold made of volcanic stone (tufa) and divises it in two parts. In the first part, he carves a design of his choice, melts silver in, and tightly covers it with the second part of the mold. Once the silver is hard, the mold eventually breaks, making this piece a unique item. This technique creates a jewel of traditionnal rough aspect on which we can clearly see the beautiful lumps of tufa stone. 
Suitable for a leather width of 1.4Size (HxL in inches) : 2.4 x 2.8 
This belt buckle is made in sterling silver. 
Belt buckle back in iron. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
LEATHER BELT SOLD SEPARATELY. For Leather Belts : please go to category Belts
    • Woman One of a Kind piece
Navajo earrings 
These earrings are made of nine King's Manassa turquoises (Colorado) cabochons set in sterling silver. Dimensions (H x L): 80mm x 10mm
These earrings are made in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
    • Woman One of a Kind piece
Navajo earrings.
These earrings are made of Ajax turquoise (Nevada) cabochons set in sterling silver.
These cabochons are handcrafted with an impressive finesse: Each stone is perfectly calibrated, carved in sphere or drop shape. Two of them are surrounded by a thin twist wire which is traditionnal of Navajo work: reminding the need to tame the stone as we tame a wild animal.
Dimensions (H x L) in mm: 48mm x 26mmThese earrings are made in sterling silver. 
Proudly handmade in USA. 
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