😢 SOLD – FRANK PATANIA SR. Turquoise Mosaic Sterling Silver Belt Buckle

$995.00

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Description

  • Fabulous Frank Patania Jr. Thunderbird Shop Turquoise Mosaic and Sterling Silver Belt Buckle.
  • According to Sam Patania, Frank Patania’s son, Oscar Branson created the turquoise mosaic.
  • Oscar Branson was a local Tucson Lapidarist and author of several Native American Indian Jewelry books.
  • Also, according to Sam, Frank Patania created the buckle around the existing plaque of turquoise. 
Condition
Vintage
Size of Belt Buckle
2-3/8″ wide x 1-3/4″ tall / accepts up to 1-1/4″ belt
Materials Used
Sterling Silver and possibly Royston Turquoise
Weight in Grams
72.2
Hallmarks
FP, Sterling
Artist’s Identity
Frank Patania SR., Silversmith