925 Vintage Belt Buckle Collector Patina this exquisite Belt Buckle was made in Taxco Mexico Sterling Silver depicts an stunning Eagle Warrior eagle warriors were known for their bravery and ferocity in battle and were often used as shock troops in the front lines wore a distinctive headdress made of eagle feathers, which was considered a symbol of power and courage often led the sacrificing of prisoners of war to the gods to ensure the continued prosperity of their empire. The birth of silver jewelry production in Taxco began with the arrival of American architect and artist William Spratling in Mexico in 1926.Born in New York State and educated in Alabama, Spratling moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he taught architecture as an associate professor at Tulane University. Considered the "Harvard of the South, " Tulane University had a well-known department of Mesoamerican studies, with Mayan archaeologist Franz Blom and anthropologist and writer Oliver LaFarge at the helm, with whom Spratling became good friends. Inspired by the travels of Blom and LaFarge, William Spratling became a lecturer on colonial architecture during the 1926 summer session of the National University of Mexico in Mexico City. After the conclusion of his classes, he would then tour many of the colonial towns throughout Mexico, sketch colonial architecture and write articles for various publications in the United States. This was the beginning of Spratling's love affair with Mexico.
×1¼ weight 53.8grams the buckle is engraved with the initials A. Great addition to your collection? This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Western Americana\Belt Buckles". The seller is "joseeligogarciaciachino" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Wallis and Futuna, Gambia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Poland, Oman, Suriname, United Arab Emirates, Kenya, Argentina, Guinea-Bissau, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, Senegal, Togo, Ireland, Qatar, Burundi, Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Equatorial Guinea, Thailand, Aruba, Sweden, Iceland, Macedonia, Belgium, Israel, Liechtenstein, Kuwait, Benin, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Swaziland, Italy, Tanzania, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Panama, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Djibouti, Chile, China, Mali, Botswana, Republic of Croatia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Portugal, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Malta, Cayman Islands, Paraguay, Saint Helena, Cyprus, Seychelles, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Australia, Austria, Sri Lanka, Gabon Republic, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Norway, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Kiribati, Turkmenistan, Grenada, Greece, Haiti, Greenland, Yemen, Afghanistan, Montenegro, Mongolia, Nepal, Bahamas, Bahrain, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Angola, Western Samoa, France, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Denmark, Guatemala, Solomon Islands, Vatican City State, Sierra Leone, Nauru, Anguilla, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Cameroon, Guyana, Azerbaijan Republic, Macau, Georgia, Tonga, San Marino, Eritrea, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Morocco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Mauritania, Belize, Philippines, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Spain, Estonia, Bermuda, Montserrat, Zambia, South Korea, Vanuatu, Ecuador, Albania, Ethiopia, Monaco, Niger, Laos, Ghana, Cape Verde Islands, Moldova, Madagascar, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Lebanon, Liberia, Bolivia, Maldives, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Nigeria, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, Jordan, Guinea, Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chad, Andorra, Romania, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Lithuania, Trinidad and Tobago, Malawi, Nicaragua, Finland, Tunisia, Uganda, Luxembourg, Brazil, Turkey, Germany, Egypt, Latvia, Jamaica, South Africa, Brunei Darussalam, Honduras.