UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver

UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver

UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver
United Indian Traders Association. Navajo Sterling Silver Concho Belt. 9 Conchos + 1 Belt Buckle. 2.56″ X 2.05″. 2.52″ X 2.2″. Tan Leather Belt is 39″ and is set up now for a waist of about 34″ to 36. It may be modified to accommodate a slightly larger waist (38) by adding a hole in the belt. 220.1 grams = 7.08 Troy ounces Total Weight. Old UITA Sterling Silver Concho Belt. Much has been written and recorded about this organization that was established on September 13, 1931. Unfortunately, a fire destroyed all of the then existing records of this “Guild” that was headquartered in Gallup and so a lot of the historical record have been lost. The goal of the United Indian Traders Association organization was to have a small number of reputable dealers band together for the purpose of promoting the quality and authenticity of Native American arts and crafts. The most famous trader C. Wallace was a director and various high level US Government officials were also participants in its formation. Harold Ickes later became the Secretary of the Interior. Most experts agree that “UITA 21″ was one of the more (or most) famous of the participating locations and was located at Santa Fe Square in Gallup, New Mexico and run by Julius Gans for a number of years. It is believed that a large number of very famous and influential smiths worked there. Mark Chee, Joe Quintana, Ambrose and Sam Roanhorse, and Frank Patania are said to have some affiliation. There are a number of ongoing efforts to research the history and document what can be learned about the history of the UITA. Over the decades it evolved into more of an honorary social club for its former active members. In any event, UITA 21 pieces are quite special and have been for many decades. This charming Concho Belt is in wonderful condition and is a tremendous example of the fine art and design that came from a select group of artists generations ago. It is of heirloom quality, so if you like it… Here is your opportunity to own and enjoy this classic. Please, take a good look at the pictures and magnified photographs to see if it is the one for you. If so, I’d love to trade with you today! I will pack this carefully for you so that the conchos do not rub up against each other in transit and it will get to you in the same condition that you see in the pictures. I thank You and look forward to sharing a good experience! Reference Books – This artist is referenced if there is a page # shown below. “AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY I” – Gregory Schaaf – page. “AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY II: A-L” – Gregory Schaaf- page. “HALLMARKS OF THE SOUTHWEST”- Barton Wright – page 242. “THE LITTLE BOOK OF SOUTHWESTERN SILVER” – Billie Hougart – pages 23-25. “ZUNI JEWELRY” – Theda and Michael Bassman ZUNI THE ART AND THE. PEOPLE VOLUMES 1-3 – Barbara & Ed Bell- Volume. “INDIAN SILVERWORK OF THE SOUTHWEST, ILLUSTRATED – VOLUME 1″ – pages. The item “UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver” is in sale since Monday, August 13, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Other Native American Jewelry”. The seller is “kevinshops!” and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Bahamas.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Leather
  • Signed?: Signed
  • Country of Manufacture: United States
  • Metal Purity: .925, Sterling
  • Artisan: UITA 21
  • Signed: Signed
  • Main Stone: No Stone
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Jewelry Type: Concho Belt
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

UITA 21 United Indian Trading c. 1930+ Navajo CONCHO BELT buckle Sterling Silver