Trip to Old Mexico

1964

Northern California rancher Norm Vogt discovers a community of sterling silver and leather artisans in Old Mexico.

Company Founding

1970

Vogt Silversmiths is born.

Vogt Jewelry

1983

Vogt introduces the first line of sterling silver jewelry.

Cowboys & Indians Magazine

1992

Inaugural publication of Cowboys & Indians Magazine. Vogt Silversmiths is among its first sponsors.

CV Maker Signature Line

1995

The Chet Vogt Maker Signature Line is introduced to the public.

Second Shop in Mexico

2000

The company opens a second location in Mexico exclusively for leatherwork.

NFR

2002

Vogt buckles are awarded to finalists at the National Finals Rodeo.

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