Inlay buckle by Zuni artists Leander & Lisa Othole. This 2” x 3” Sterling Silver buckle has Jet, Mother of Pearl, Turquoise and Coral inlay in a traditional Zuni pattern.
This Buckle is made to fit a 1 3/4” belt. For information on ordering one of our custom made belts call 1 888 239 5872.
About the artist
Leander & Lisa Othole
Leander & Lisa Othole are known for their intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills. They produce gorgeous stone on stone inlay, an art perfected by Zuni artists.
Leander & Lisa use a mosaic inlay style with high polished silver to create amazing pieces of Zuni jewelry. Coral, jet, shell, and turquoise stones are used to make their intricate designs.
The Zuni Pueblo is located just south of Gallup, New Mexico. This Pueblo is full of artist and some of the most interesting and creative Native American art comes from this area. Many of the artist in this community are experts at cutting stone and inlaying. Eddie Beyuka, Frank Vacit, Lambert Homer, and Leo Poblano are all associated with the inlay masterpieces from this Pueblo. This tradition is carried on by Zuni artists today, and they continue to create and improve on the foundation of these original artists.