Zuni snake belt buckle, by Effie C, 1970s
Zuni-made belt buckle, by Effie C, made in 1970s. The buckle measures about 1 7/8" long, 1 1/8" wide. It fits narrow belts, up to 1/2" wide. It has two turquoise stones, set in scalloped bezels, with a silver snake with inlay turquoise eyes wrapped around the stones. Hallmarked on the back by Zuni artist Effie C, who is known for these creative snake designs.