Vintage John Haskie Kingman Turquoise Bear Claw Belt Buckle
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In the early 1970s bear claw jewelry was very popular. This jewelry evoked Indian culture in the public mind. This fine buckle by noted Navajo jeweler John Haskie is among the finest known. A bear claw is set in the middle in a bezel reminiscent of those made in the 1940s, stamped and scalloped. Fine leaves and flowers are overlaid through out. The border is chiseled and filed. Two large high grade natural Kingman turquoise cabochons flank the claw.
Belt Buckle Size: 3-7/8 in. x 2-7/8 in. Claw Size: 1-1/4 in. Stone Size: 7/8 in. x 3/4 in. Belt Buckle Hinge Size: 1-3/4 in.
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