Bit And Spur Business

1964-1969

Northern California rancher Norm Vogt discovers a community of sterling silver and leather artisans in Old Mexico. Norm and his son Chet begin a silver bit and spur business.

Company Founding

1970

Vogt Silversmiths is born.

Vogt Jewelry

1972

Vogt introduces the first line of sterling silver jewelry.

AQHA Official Silversmith

1980

Vogt is named the Official Silversmith of the American Quarter Horse Association.

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.

New Silver Shop

1996

Vogt finishes construction on a new and cutting-edge facility for silversmithing in Old Mexico.

Second Shop in Mexico

2000

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

Dallas World Trade Showroom

2020

In 2020, Vogt Silversmiths will celebrate 50 years of history with the grand opening of a new showroom in the Dallas World Trade Center.

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