It has 13 conchos (including buckle) and it weighs 357 grams. This early Navajo concho belt is old unsigned pawn. Each concho is solid sterling silver and hand stamped with various patterns combining repousse and stamping techniques.
There's the buckle which measures 2 3/4 by 2 inch. There are ten similar conchos that are 2 1/4 by 1 3/4 inches. There are two larger conchos that measure 2 3/4 inches by 2 inches. These two have their own similar design and may have been added to the belt at some point.
The leather strip belt measures 36 inches long end-to-end by 1/2 inch wide. The belt was made to hold the smaller conchos which have a narrow bar. The two larger conchos have a wider bar that can take up to a 7/8 inch leather strip.
The conchos on this belt are adjustable. You can slide the conchos along the the leather to adjust their spacing closer together or farther apart (though they're pretty well close together as found). You could even remove one or more conchos if you want to make the belt shorter or use the conchos to make something else...a necklace or bracelet. 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.
This intricately handmade old Navajo belt comes from an estate of long-time collectors as found, unpolished. No notable marks. Tested for sterling silver. Impressively hefty at 12.5 ounces.
Circa 1940s - 1950s.
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Old Navajo Sterling Silver Pawn Concho Belt 357 Grams