Outstanding contemporary jeweler Brett W. Bastien from Santa Fe, New Mexico handcrafted this beautiful inlaid Ranger Belt Buckle with natural Morenci Mine turquoise. He is one of the few Anglo artisans to study at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). He studied under Famous silversmith Danny Romero, Duane Maktima and Otellie Pasaveva Loloma. He also teaches some classes at the Institute of Fine Arts in Mesa, Arizona.
The Ranger Belt Buckle is stamped with the maker’s initials, “BWB” an ...click for details
This most beautiful sterling silver belt buckle with two 14k letters “ BW” was custom made in 1986 by Michael Horse an internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist, a well-known movie and television actor, and an activist for Native American rights. He was born near Tucson, Arizona, of Yaqui, Zuni, and Mescalero Apache descent. This beauty is from a private collection and I have no info on the person that had the buckle custom made by Michael Horse. It is engraved on the back with: “Merry ...click for details