Up for you consideration is this stunning sterling silver multi-stone inlaid Thunderbird buckle, handmade by Zuni master silversmiths Bobby & Corraine Shack! Precision cut pieces of top grade turquoise, coral, Mother of Pearl and Black Jet were meticulously set in sterling silver channels. Hand twisted sterling wire and silver dots add more exquisite details! The silver buckle background is etched with stars making a nice texture. The Shacks use this beautiful thunderbird design in rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.
Bobby & Corraine Shack's jewelry was featured in the book Zuni The Art and the People, Vol II, 1976 page 40 &41 and many other Zuni and Native American jewelry reference books.
The buckle measures 3 long by 2 tall and it weighs 54.5 grams. The buckle will fit a belt up to 1-1/2 wide.
Brand new and in perfect condition. Hallmarked B&C SHACK ZUNI-STERLING on a silver plaque the artists, Bobby & Corraine Shack. Certificate of Authenticity included with your purchase.