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Three beautiful sandcast buckles by Aaron Anderson. The buckle second from left is in Tucson - the rest are in Santa Fe. The two buckles at left are each 2.75 by 2 inches and $475. The next buckle, in plain silver is 2.25 by 2.75 inches and made for a 1 1/2 inch belt. $400. The bola ties of a coral Mudhead inlaid in pen shell is by Augustine and Rosalie Pinto of Zuni. Unsigned. 2.5 by 2 inches. $525. (TUCSON)
Above left is a beautifully executed (and heavyweight) buckle by Joseph D. Coriz of Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo) It measures 1 /38 by 2 5/8 inches. With a 14kt gold moon with small gold dots scattered throughout. It shows many of the animals and plants and forces of nature that affect traditional life in the Pueblos. $725. (SANTA FE) The desert overlay buckle at right, with a basket weave background, was made by Rick Manuel. 2.5 by 1.5 inches and made for a 1 inch belt. $375. (TUCSON) A unique buckle by Robert Sorrell. 1.5 by 3 inches and made for a 1.25 inch belt, it is a cuttlefish bone cast. Robert rarely talks about the concept behind a piece, but this time he did, describing it as that moment when you find your place in life and settle into it. $875 (SANTA FE)
If there was ever a bola tie that could be worn to a formal affair, this is it. A wonderfully iridescent piece of white mother of pearl shell, set in sterling and set off with a deep rich blue turquoise from the Tyrone Mine. 1.75 inches long. Meticulously crafted with great attention to detail, including a cord keeper on the reverse. By the incomparable Robert Sorrell. $850. (TUCSON)
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The bola tie at far left is set with turquoise from the Pilot Mountain Mine in Nevada by Craig Agoodie. 2 5/8 by 2 1/4 inches. $875. The next bola by Robert Sorrell and set with Pilot Mountain turquoise. $975. A beautiful sandcast bola tie accented by a single natural turquoise. By Robert Sorrell. 2 3/8 inches long, with handmade tips. SOLD (ALL IN SANTA FE)
The pioneering Tohono O'odham silversmith, Rick Manuel made this overlay buckle with a summer thunderstorm. A fine example of the desert overlay tradition he began many years ago. Made for a 1 1/4 inch belt, it measures 2 1/8 by 1 5/8 inches. $475. (TUCSON) The contemporary buckle at right, set with an exceptionally nice turquoise from the Royston Mine in Nevada, is by Robert Sorrell. Also made for a 1 1/4 inch belt, it measures 2.5 by 1.75 inches. $1100. (SANTA FE) The sandcast buckle was made for a 1.25 inch belt and is 2.25 by 3 inches. Set with Kingman turquoise. $300. (TUCSON)
The Navajo sandcast buckle at left is by Navajo jeweler Arthur Smith. Set with Morenci turquoise, it was made for a belt 1.25 inches wide. The next one was made by Alvin Thompson and fits a 1 1/2 inch belt. Overall it measures 2.25 by 2 7/8 inches. $240. Lorenzo Shirley made the sandcast buckle at right. Designed for for a 1 inch belt, it measures measures 2.75 by 2.5 inches. $350. (ALL IN TUCSON)