Navajo Handmade AZ Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cluster Belt Buckle Sterling Silver. Interested in more than one item? Most of our items are Unique One-of-a-Kind as is this one and subject to availability. So we do not disappoint you with a possible out of stock item. A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE. This Native American Turquoise Silver Belt Buckle was Handmade right here in our shop in Arizona. This large turquoise buckle features a generous portion of genuine Arizona Sleeping Beauty Turquoise nuggets. This Turquoise delivers the natural color of the sky blue to this fine hand made buckle. This hand crafted belt buckle was hand cut out of German silver, sterling silver and is complemented with a jewelers gold design around the buckle. With the sterling silver Navajo tears and sterling silver bezels set upon an extremely durable heavy gauge sheet of German silver this buckle is making a statement. Turquoise and Silver, you can’t go wrong with that. This Large Turquoise belt buckle measures 4 1/2″ wide and 3-1/2″ tall with a 1-3/4 wide keeper on the back. This is one large buckle it weighs in at 161 grams! Signed with our broken arrow hallmark and Stamped Hand Made. Words alone are not enough describe this extraordinary Buckle so please take a look at the pictures to get a feel for this magnificent valuable masterpiece of Native American Indian craftsmanship. Turquoise, the “fallen sky stone” hidden in Mother Earth, has been valued by cultures for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life-giving qualities for over 7000 years. It is a true gem of the centuries and has been cherished above all else in creation as the stone of water, stone of blessings, good fortune, protection, good health and long life. Turquoise is sacred to both Native American and oriental traditions. It is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart. Turquoise is also a powerful crystal for relieving stress. It is also said to protect against pollution in the environment, and to bring abundance. Turquoise is said also help speed the healing process, and is also known as a master healer stone. It is very powerful for grounding and protection also. Turquoise is associated with the throat chakra primarily. Silver is a mineral that is said to mirror the soul, strengthen the connection between astral and physical bodies, and enhance intuitive and psychic energies. Silver is mystically considered to improve speech, bring eloquence. It is also purported to attract, enhance and store the energies of gemstones, as well as draw out negative energies. Silver is related to the moon, and moon energies. Physically, crystal healing lore indicates that silver is has been traditionally used to aid hepatitis treatments, eliminate toxins, expel toxins through the pores, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea and gastritis, obesity, diabetes, and increase assimilation of vitamins A and E. This Handmade Buckle will become one of your favorites and is sure to become a treasured family heirloom for generations. The quality of this turquoise is second to none! The Sleeping Beauty mine is seven miles outside Globe, Right here in ARIZONA. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is noted for its solid, light blue color with no matrix. The host rock is granite. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is the favorite of Zuni Pueblo lapidaries and silversmiths for the purity in color. This mine was one of the largest in North America. Now, one of the most prolific mines in the US has been closed! The Sleeping Beauty mine produced well, about 1600 pounds a month, according to information obtained from the miner/owner in 2010. The tons of tailings piles, which produced most of the turquoise, have even been exhausted. The beautiful, solid color of Sleeping Beauty is especially beloved by many Europeans. A great amount of this turquoise was exported to Italy & France alone. In its hey-day, the Sleeping Beauty mine yielded only 4% of natural, unaltered turquoise. A high percentage was enhanced, a process that only added value to the lesser grade Sleeping Beauty turquoise. After the mine closed prices began to rise. Wise people bought all they could. In one year prices have tripled. Calls come from China and Japan daily. There is a stampede for all Sleeping Beauty. Look for the scramble to intensify, making this a Rare and very, desirable highly collectible turquoise. One of a kind! Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our. For updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PIECE OF JEWELRY AND GOOD INVESTMENT! Compare your own financial investments over the past ten years to investments in pieces of Native American Indian and Mexican art and antiques! If you want to add to your Vintage collection, take a look at our Handmade. Category where we have a wide selection of authentic pieces to choose from. WHAT A GREAT GIFT IDEA FOR THE NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT COLLECTOR! CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN. We understand the true value and nature of hand crafted Indian art. And, we recognize that it is important to know that the artist is truly a member of a Native American tribe. So, to ensure you that this is the real deal, a Certificate of Authenticity will be included with this item. IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. International Buyers Please Note. These charges are the buyers responsibility. 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If you like our products, please add me to your FAVORITES list. This is very important to us. It lets us know that you have received item and are happy with it. As soon as we get feedback, it leaves you feedback in return. We are always adding new items. The item “Navajo Handmade AZ Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cluster Belt Buckle Sterling Silver” is in sale since Thursday, December 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Other Native American Jewelry”. The seller is “elkcreektradingllc” and is located in Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Jewelry Type: Belt Buckles
- Main Stone: Turquoise
- Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Signed?: Signed