Signed Navajo Style Fransisco Gomez. Extra Large and Heavy Belt Buckle. With Carved Turquoise & Spiny Oyster, Onyx, and Green Stone. 4.0" X 3.14 ".
Will accept a belt of up to 2. 123.3 grams = 3.96Troy ounces. Fransisco Gomez Fancy Sterling Silver American Eagle Belt Buckle.
His Buckle was made by Fransisco Gomez, a talentedish artist using the several techniques to create a very beautiful Belt Buckle. He began making jewelry and lived among Native American in the Southwest. He is listed in some Native Silver books because of his obvious involvement in Native jewelry, even though he isish by nationality... This has his "G" hallmark stamp.
It demonstrates the classical traditional silversmithing skills of applique, stamping and leaf work. Most significantly and of obvious impact is the large carved Turquoise eagle! This is the work of a master carver.It is very Large and Substantial in weight. As dramatic as the Silver Work is, it is the Turquoise Eagle that commands attention. You may also notice the artful wire-work and water drops. The Buckle is in New condition. There are no dents, cracks, or noticeable scratches, etc. In the Buckle or the Turquoise and Coral. Take a look with the magnifier on the picture program and you may find evidence of a light tarnish. I hope you are pleased with what you see...
As the Navajo say, "Walk in Beauty". I thank You and look forward to sharing a good experience! "AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY I" - Gregory Schaaf - Page. "AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY II: A-L" - Page - Page. "HALLMARKS OF THE SOUTHWEST"- Barton Wright - Page.THE LITTLE BOOK OF SOUTHWESTERN SILVER - Billie Hougart - Page 135. "ZUNI JEWELRY" - Theda and Michael Bassman. "ZUNI THE ART AND THE PEOPLE VOLUMES 1-3" - Barbara & Ed Bell- Volume.
"KNIFEWING AND RAINBOW MAN IN ZUNI JEWELRY". For reference only Buckle FG. The item "XXL FRANSISCO GOMEZ Navajo style EAGLE BELT BUCKLE Sterling Silver Turquoise++" is in sale since Sunday, September 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Southwestern".
" 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, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica.