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“All that Glitters” isn’t necessarily gold at the C.M. Russell First Strike Auction

Howard Knight All the Glitters beltGreat Falls, MT – Experienced collectors and bidders alike converge each year for the C.M. Russell’s First Strike Auction where they have to opportunity to bid on and by the finest creations from today’s contemporary artists and artisans. Showcased as part of the C.R. Russell Museum’s Exhibition and Sale during March in Montana, this year leather artist and designer Howard Knight is honored to have one of his designs selected for this highly juried event.

Titled “All that Glitters”, Knight’s belt is hand tooled in his signature floral design underplayed in gold snakeskin. This belt will be adorned by a one-of-a-kind sterling silver buckle created by Silver King USA.

The First Strike Auction will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Mansfield Convention Center in Great Falls, MT.

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—Jayne Skeff



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