Signed Leander & Lisa Othole - Zuni. Sterling Silver Multi-Stone and Shell. Sterling Silver and Channel Inlayed Stone, Shell, and Turquoise. 3.0" X 2.0". Will accept a belt of up to 1.5.
40.8 grams = 1.32 Troy ounces. Othole Zuni "Geometric" Belt Buckle. This wonderful Geometric Buckle was made by a talented Zuni artist couple.
It is Hallmarked with the correct etched signature "Leander & Lisa Othole Zuni NM". It is not stamped Sterling, but i t is guaranteed to be Sterling Silver and authentic. Since it is in AS-New Condition (except for the tarnish) I have found no defects like cracked or loose stones, noticeable scratches, etc. There is a moderate patina. I believe that you will be pleased!The workmanship is exceptional and fine. And a flush pattern of several types of Shell and Turquoise. The Buckle is built up on a Sterling Silver base that has numerous contoured pieces of Shell set tightly into the intricate Sterling Silver frame.
The face of the Buckle is not flat but has a very. Contour making it more interesting to look at. Take a look at how the Mother of Pearl. Shell glows and the Buckle seems to push and then pull your focused attention.
This is a highly desirable "Stone on Stone" and "Channel Inlay" quality Zuni Buckle. Hope you enjoyed viewing the Buckle! This amazing Buckle is full of character and may be recognized by many people that know quality collectible Native jewelry. When you take a look at the pictures, please inspect the Buckle carefully for the fine detail in both design and execution.
Your friends may compliment you and your taste in Zuni Jewelry. Recommended Reference Books - This artist is referenced if there is a page # shown below.
"AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY I" - Gregory Schaff- page. "HALLMARKS OF THE SOUTHWEST"- Barton Wright - page. "THE LITTLE BOOK OF SOUTHWESTERN SILVER" - Billie Hougart - page 254."ZUNI THE ART AND THE PEOPLE"- Bell- Volume lll, page. The item "Lg LEANDER & LISA OTHOLE Zuni BELT BUCKLE Sterling Silver NOS Stone on Stone" is in sale since Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Other Native American Jewelry"." and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.