Description: Offered here is a sensational handmade sterling silver and Candelaria turquoise belt buckle. This great buckle has an accentuated background were it fans out and is more sunken in the center where the Candelaria cabochon sits, giving it an almost 3D effect. Candelaria turquoise comes from one of the bigger silver and gold mines in Tonopah Nevada. It is stamped as sterling and handmade.
Maker: Hallmarked J.Nez Jewelry, Handmade. Jonathan Nez (1965-; Navajo). Active since the 1980s.
Approx. Age: Fairly modern.
Size: Measures 3" wide X 2-1/2" tall. Fits up to a 1-1/8" belt. Weighs 78.5 g.
Condition: Good for its age. Normal wear and minor imperfections expected on used and vintage items.
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