Jay Livingston Turquoise Belt Buckle with Inlay


Exceptionally well-crafted & very attractive sterling silver & Kingman Turquoise belt buckle with inlaid Turquoise & Coral made by award-winning Navajo jewelry artist, Jay Livingston.  Highlighting this perfect piece are a gorgeous Kingman Spiderweb Turquoise centerpiece and precise Kingman Turquoise & Coral inlay all around the outside edges of the belt buckle.  Buckle fits up to a 1 3/8″ wide belt.

Jay Livingston’s religious beliefs play an important role in his life, and are often depicted is his work.  This belt buckle Jay named ‘Water Bird Burst’ is no exception.  The following quote is from a hand-written letter that Jay included with this magnificent piece:    “The water bird signifies blessing and its shape signifies various instruments used in the ceremony.  It’s accompanied by a rug design cut out in the center.  This piece consists of Triple A high grade Black Web Kingman Turquoise cab.  Inlaid with strips of natural coral and Kingman Turquoise embodied by sterling silver.”

Jay Jacob is a pleasant and warm young man who has been learning precision jewelry-making techniques from his master jeweler father, Jake Livingston.

  • Artist: Jay Jacob Livingston
  • Tribe: Navajo
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Stone: Kingman Turquoise, Coral
  • Width: 3 1/2"
  • Height: 2 1/8"

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SKU: BU6071 Category:


Fine Indian Art

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