A beautifully, handcrafted silver and turquoise belt buckle by famed Navajo silversmith Thomas Singer. Note the very large size of this bolo buckle. Marked: Thomas/ Singer/ Sterling. This is an exceptional example of his work.
Singer was trained by his father and specialized in chip inlay jewelry, which he invented in the 1960s using turquoise and coral chips mounted in silver in traditional Native American designs. Singer is considered one of the best Native American jewelry makers. His work is included in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, the Peabody Museum and Harvard University.
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