Belt, Concho, Turquoise, Adakai Hallmark, Vintage '70s, 971
Every cowgirl needs a concho belt, and this one is a collector.
Crafted by award-winning jewelry artisan Jack Adakai, this beautiful old pawn belt features a light brown leather strap, an ornate sterling silver buckle, and a series of stunning conchos, each with a collection of turquoise nuggets set in scalloped and stamped sterling silver. No matter what else you’re wearing, this belt is sure to be the star of the show!
Jack Adakai (1953 - 1996; Navajo). Active since the 1960s. Jewelry; hollowware; bump-outs; set stones; stamp work. Father of Ray Adakai. Indian Market winnerMarks: J. A.; JACK ADAKAI
- artist: Jack Adakai
- hallmarks: J. A.
- materials: sterling silver, turquoise, leather strap
- strap: 1 3/4" x 37"
- buckle: 3" x 4"
- conchos: 8 @ 3" x 3 1/2"
- weight: 845 grams
- condition: nice vintage condition, stones are secure in settings, silver has a nice patina
- style number: FA971