x 2 5/8"
Fits a 1 1/2" belt
Tommy Moore (stamped in cursive)
Tommy Moore, Navajo
of Native American Indian jewelry.
A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal by exposure
to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance.
All items in our Vintage Shop have some patina, even NOS. |
years or older.|
Old Stock. Made at least 20 years ago but never used.|
item that has been used.|
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver
Kingman Turquoise Belt Buckle
says - "A classic Kingman turquoise cluster buckle
by renowned Navajo artist Tommy Moore. This piece bears his original stamp so
it is vintage. All stones are intact, no chips or cracks. Excellent condition."
fit a 1 1/2" wide belt.
or more details.
leave the natural patina on our pawn jewelry because many of our customers like
the old "vintage" appearance. If you'd like to clean up your silver jewelry, new
or old, check out our handy silver
cleaning and polishing cloth.
is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a
master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is
also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from
comes in all shades of blue, to blue-green and it is
the natural variations in turquoise that make it appealing. The color of turquoise
in American Indian jewelry ranges from brownish green to bright blue. Found in
veins sandwiched in between layers of mother rock, turquoise can show some of
the influence of the mother rock in its matrix or veining. The matrix colors range
from blue to golden brown to black and sometimes with golden flecks. Many people
prefer turquoise with matrix over clear stones. Read
more about stones.
KINGMAN TURQUOISE comes
from Mohave County, Arizona. The Kingman Mine produces bright blue stones with
white and black matrix. It is considered by many to have produced the best turquoise
in North America. The terms "Kingman" and "high blue" refer to high quality hard
turquoise like that of the Kingman mine. Old authentic natural
Kingman turquoise is extremely rare.
Items in our Vintage Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances,
estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand
new (NOS, New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish,
scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and
shown in photos. Vintage Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.