Vintage Sterling Silver Classic Concho Belt

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Sterling Silver
Vintage Classic Concho Belt
HK Item #CB86

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Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

2 1/2" wide brown leather belt fits 28" to 30" waist;
buckle 4 1/2" x 3";
4 oval conchos 3" x 2 3/4"
4 round conchos 1 3/4" diameter
sterling silver, Read about silver
brown leather
431 grams
chiseled hallmark unknown
Pre-owned, very good; even bright patina; no dents; brown leather is supple with no cracking

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Hallmark is likely LE which is a known but unidentified hallmark.

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Double belt laces through conchos.

We leave the natural patina on our vintage jewelry because many of our customers like the old "vintage" appearance.

Want your jewelry to look like new? Read my blog 'To Polish or Not to Polish'.

Silver polishing cloths and anti tarnish bags

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Sterling Silver
Vintage Classic Concho

CB86 - $1,250 plus s/h

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Paula says - "In my opinion, this concho belt shows all the design characteristics and workmanship of being Navajo made around the 1970s to 1980s. The chiseled hallmark has been suggested by some colleagues to be LE. But because we can't attribute the mark to a specific artist we are just selling it as a vintage sterling silver concho belt."

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Buckle is 4 1/2" x 3".

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Four oval conchos 3" x 2 3/4",
Four round conchos 1 3/4" diameter.

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Vintage Sterling Silver classic concho belt

Paula says - "Most leather concho belts are quite adjustable. You can adjust them to fit a smaller waist by punching additional holes in the leather. You can slide the conchos along the the leather to adjust their spacing closer together or farther apart. You could even remove one or more conchos if you want to make the belt very short. Also you could cut excess leather off the tail end of the belt. To make a belt larger, you can purchase a leather belt of the proper length and put the conchos and buckle on the new belt."

NOTE: Items in our Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances, estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand new (NOS, New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish, scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and shown in photos. Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.

Why isn't this item called Native American?

The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.

Read about authenticity of Native American Indian jewelry.

Horsekeeping LLC - Definitions of Jewelry Age and Condition
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A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal exposure to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance.
30 years or older.
New Old Stock. Retail store inventory from at least 10 years ago.
An item that has been used.

Our Rescue Mission
Native American Indian Jewelry and Artifacts

We are in the vintage Native American jewelry rescue business and are passionate about finding new homes for used and vintage jewelry and artifacts. That's why we purchase Native American pieces from estates, inheritances, collection downsizing and New Old Stock (NOS) inventory from closed stores.

Often people contact us after taking a box of Native American jewelry to their local pawn shop and find that a pawn shop is mainly interested in melt value of the metals and not in preserving the beautiful historic pieces. To hear that people have considered selling these treasures for melt value makes us truly sad.

Melt value is usually far below what we would offer for the jewelry. Yet we can't pay retail price for items because of the time and cost involved in finding new homes for them. We have to research, often repair and restore the jewelry, photograph and list each item on our website, and sometimes hold pieces in inventory for years until the right buyer comes along.

We hope you'll find something special in our vintage shop that will complete yet another circle of our jewelry re-homing mission.


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