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Alvin Yazzie, Navajo - Sterling Silver
NOS Turquoise Belt Buckle
HK Item #BU190 

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Vintage Jewelry

Authentic Native American Vintage sterling silver and Turquoise belt buckle by Navajo artist Alvin Yazzie

condition
NOS, new old stock, excellent; even bright patina; stones firmly set with no cracks or chips
materials
sterling silver, Read about silver
turquoise, Read about stones
size
3" x 2 1/8"
fits up to a 1 5/8" belt
weight
83 grams
hallmarks
stamped: AY
artist
Alvin Yazzie, Navajo

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Alvin Yazzie, Navajo
NOS Turquoise
Belt Buckle

BU190 - $595 plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

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Authentic Native American Vintage sterling silver and Turquoise belt buckle by Navajo artist Alvin Yazzie

Will fit up to a 1 5/8" wide belt.

Vintage Buckles

New Buckles

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NOTE: 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.

Horsekeeping LLC - Definitions of Jewelry Age and Condition
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Patina
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.
Vintage
30 years or older.
NOS
New Old Stock. Made at least 20 years ago but never used.
Pre-owned
An item that has been used.

Our Rescue Mission

We are in the vintage Native American jewelry rescue business and are passionate about finding new homes for used and vintage jewelry and artifacts. That's why we purchase Native American pieces from estates, inheritances, collection downsizing and New Old Stock (NOS) inventory from closed stores.

Often people contact us after taking a box of Native American jewelry to their local pawn shop and find that a pawn shop is mainly interested in melt value of the metals and not in preserving the beautiful historic pieces. To hear that people have considered selling these treasures for melt value makes us truly sad.

Melt value is usually far below what we would offer for the jewelry. Yet we can't pay retail price for items because of the time and cost involved in finding new homes for them. We have to research, often repair and restore the jewelry, photograph and list each item on our website, and sometimes hold pieces in inventory for years until the right buyer comes along.

We hope you'll find something special in our vintage shop that will complete yet another circle of our jewelry re-homing mission.

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