This is a Southwestern Sterling Navajo Belt Buckle by Leander Nezzie. Decorated with Native American symbols this Southwestern Buckle depicts the Eagle soaring over the mountains. While rain clouds form in the background, with hammer and stamps marks evident on the buckles reverse side
Among the Pueblo tribes, eagles are the upward directional guardians, as well as sacred. Due to the birds ability to soar to great heights, many legends tell of the Eagle serving as a messenger between humans and the Creator.
While being one of the most widespread animals of Native American cultures. The Eagle Dance is one of the most important traditional dances of the Pueblos
Navajo Belt Buckle Size and Condition
This Southwestern Sterling Navajo Belt Buckle measures 3″ x 2″ and fits a 1-1/2″ Belt. With the Sterling Buckle weighing 34.7 grams. The Western Belt Buckle is in very good condition with minor surface scratches from age and use with a nice patina which could be cleaned if desired.