Native American Navajo Sterling Silver Repousse Concho Belt

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Authentic Navajo Pawn Jewelry Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver
Repousse Concho Belt
HK Item #CB37

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Navajo Sterling Silver concha belt

Size
40" long end to end;
12 oval conchas: 1 1/4" x 1 1/8"
12 butterfly spacers: 1 1/4" x 5/8"
Materials
Sterling silver, Read about silver
Turquoise, Read about stones
Weight
132 grams
Hallmarks
STERLING   R&G Daye
Artist
R and G Daye, Navajo

Navajo Sterling Silver concha belt

Buckle is the same size as conchas.

Navajo Sterling Silver belt

Navajo Sterling Silver belt

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver
Repousse Concha
Belt - CB37

$375 plus s/h (ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

SOLD

Paula says -

"This concha belt was made in the 1970s but was never used - it is brand new vintage!

"Twelve sterling silver repousse conchas with stamping on the edges and a clear turquoise cabochon in the center. Twelve sterling silver butterfly spacers between. The buckle will hook on any of the rings to make the belt as small as desired."

Navajo Sterling Silver concha belt

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What is repousse?

A method of embossing metal by stamping and hammering a design from the back to produce a three-dimensional bas-relief front surface.

White Buffalo Navajo Pawn Collection White Buffalo Collection

We recently purchased a large collection of vintage but unused Native American artifacts including jewelry, rugs and pottery. It was part of the estate of a Navajo woman who was a missionary that worked with Native Americans in Four Corners - the area of the American southwest where four states meet- New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado. As a single parent, she raised 5 daughters and a son while also providing food, shelter, and clothing to less fortunate people that needed assistance. Often she was thanked for her help by gifts of Native American items.

Most of the items in this collection are from the 1970s to the 1990s. We offer these items to you with great respect and with the information we received from the family plus our research.

We named the collection after one of the pieces in the group, a hand carved Zuni fetish necklace honoring the Sacred White Buffalo.


BUFFALO MEDICINE - The appearance of White Buffalo is a sign that prayers are being heard, that the sacred pipe and Spirit are being honored. White Buffalo signals a time of abundance, prosperity and thankfulness. Buffalo was the major source of sustenance for indigenous cultures of the plains, giving meat for food, hides for shelter and clothing, and Spirit Medicine. The Medicine of Buffalo is prayer, gratitude and praise for that which has been received. Buffalo Medicine is also knowing that abundance is present when all relations are honored as sacred, and when gratitude is expressed to every living part of creation, recognizing the sacredness of every walk of life.

 

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