Very nice sterling silver belt buckle made in Siam. This features the niello enamel work so popular with Siam Jewelry, with a seated praying figure in the center. The buckle measures 1-1/4 x 2" and weighs 20 grams. It is signed Sterling, Made In Siam.
FAQ - This jewelry was popular 1930s-1970's. The design was carved into sterling and then filled with an "enamel-like" powder and baked. It was referred to as "Niello" or "Nielloware" The designs feature figures from cultural mythology including Mekkala, the Goddess of Lightning from the Buddhist and Hindu Indian legend, Ramayama. These pieces represent the excellent craftsmanship of the community and continued to be popular sweetheart gifts from soldiers throughout the Viet Nam War. The labeling "Siam" was indicative of earlier items.
Excellent reference website: : The Siam Sterling Nielloware Site Be sure to check out our main catalog Siam Selections
For More Items Like This Use The Search Option At The Top Of The Page
TO ORDER THIS ITEM - Best Way - Just click the Blue Shopping Cart Button to the left of the photo and then
wait for us to confirm the availability of the item before making payment.
For Sale Prices Always Use The Cart Method So We Can Invoice You for the Sale Price !
Check our main page for sale information
If there is a PAYPAL button beneath the CART button, you can QUICK PAY but waiting for item
availability confirmation is the best way......!
NO SHOPPING CART Or PayPal BUTTON ? The item is either sold, on hold or out of inventory (O/I).
Email us at email@example.com giving us the item # and we'll verify it for you and if the item is available,
we will send you a PayPal Invoice or other payment information.
Don't Forget To Browse Our Jewelry & Accessory Resource - Click Below
ALL THAT ADORNS, CREATES, DESIGNS, ENHANCES
ADDS TO, REFLECTS, INFLUENCES, CONSTRUCTS, MANUFACTURERS,
REVEALS, DRESSES, COMPLIMENTS OR OTHERWISE FITS OR ADDS TO
THE HUMAN FORM - IT IS HERE.
Most of our items are vintage unless we tell you otherwise. Therefore expect them to be in "Vintage" condition. This means normal wear and some softening of stone sparkle is to be expected. If either is in excess we will note it in our description. We do not thoroughly clean our items, leaving that to the preferences of the buyer, and if there are any serious problems, flaws or noticeable repairs, we will always try to note it in the description. Realizing that nothing can replace a "hands-on" inspection of an item, if you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, we will always accept returns or otherwise try to make you a satisfied customer. Our return policy can be found at the top of each item page.
If you ask us to hold an item for you and then change your mind about purchasing, please let me know so that we can remove the hold and release for sale. Thank you for shopping with us !
For additional information or to place an order for this item, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (304) 945-9136.
Jarretts Jade Jewelry & Small Antiques
Contact: Bill or Sally
889 Sherwood Rd
Charleston, WV 25314 USA
Phone: (304) 945-9136