This is fabulous Zuni turquoise cluster concho belt by husband and wife jewelers Valentino and Matilda Banteah. Valentino does the silverwork and Matilda cuts and sets the stones. It consists of 8 conchos and 9 butterflies. The turquoise is beautiful natural turquoise. The concho belt measures a very wearable 46″ long plus the 3″ by 3-1/2″ buckle. Conchos measure 2-3/8″ by 2-3/4″ and each butterfly measures 1″ by 2″. It is signed V.M.B. on the reverse. This belt is circa 1975. Valentino Matilda Banteah Turquoise Concho Belt
Valentino and Matilda Banteah
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46" long plus the 3" by 3-1/2" Buckle. Conchos Measure 2-3/8" by 2-3/4"~Each Butterfly Measures 1" by 2"