Silver, turquoise, etc. belt buckles

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Silver, turquoise, malachite, chrysocolla-ore
(in various combinations) belt buckles.

These are old pieces thought to be from ca. 1960s to 1979. None are of
confirmable Native American origin. All belt buckles have the bar
(on pivots but not removable) and hook (on the other end) design.
All are silver and believed to be sterling, though some have no
quality mark. Wearing note: These stones occupy The lower end of The
Moh's harness scale, and should not be worn in rough environments.


Malachite and silver belt buckle. No quality mark
Malachite and silver belt buckle. No
quality mark.
Chrysocolla, etc. and silver belt buckle. Chrysoco
Chrysocolla, etc. and silver belt buckle.
Chrysocolla (combined with other minerals
found in copper ore). 3 1 / 2
by 2 9 / 16 inches.
For 2 inch belt.
Turquoise and sterling belt buckle. 3<SUP>3</SUP>
Turquoise and sterling belt buckle.
3 3 / 16 by 2 7 / 32
inches. The turquoise is thought to
be untreated. Signed by Tina the artist.
Turquoise and silver belt buckle. No quality mar
Turquoise and silver belt buckle. No
quality mark. The turquoise may be
stabilized. 3 inches by 2 7 / 32
inches.
Turquoise and sterling belt buckle. The treatment
Turquoise and sterling belt buckle.
The treatment, if any, of The turquoise
is unknown. 2 15 / 16
by 2 1 / 4 inches.
For 1 3 / 4 inch
belt. Signed by Tina the artist.