More About Belts
The Concho belt, which is worn by both men and women, is still handmade today according to traditional standards by skilled craftsmen. Now, as in the early 19th century, these belts are valued for much more than ornamental worth. Each one is intended to tell a story about the artisan that fashioned it, the significance of which is not lost upon passing ownership of the belt. In fact, Concho belts represent an oral tradition that is passed on to each generation within a family.