Zuni channel inlay buckle with knifewing design
Zuni-made channel inlay belt buckle, sterling silver with inlay mother of pearl, turquoise, jet, and coral. The buckle measures 2 1/2" by 1 1/2", and fits belts up to 3/4" wide. Has very nice channel inlay with a knifewing design. Made by Zuni artists Ralph and Lillie Kallestewa, who are noted for their inlay work and knifewing motifs. Made ca. 1970s.