The BOLA / BOLO is not hallmarked which was quite common in earlier Native American jewelry. We believe this Bola / Bolo tie was created circa 1960.
This classic BOLA / BOLO TIE was executed with attention to detail and is in very good vintage condition (please see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction). Is firmly and securely set in a smooth silver bezel and is in very good condition with no chips or cracks. There is a marginal fleabite in the upper right hand corner of the matrix of the stone in this gem quality southwestern sky blue hand cut and polished turquoise. 7/8" long x 5/8" wide. This piece has the traditional old loop fasteners in good working order and is attached to hand braided black leather cord that.
The cord is still strong, supple and wearable. Overall, the bola plaque measures approx.1 7/8" long x 1 1/2" tapering to 1 wide. The bola is on 39 1/2 long braided leather cord TOTAL. The bola tie weighs approx.
This handsome vintage Navajo Native American. 925 sterling silver and gem quality natural southwestern turquoise BOLA / BOLO TIE would make a classic addition to any Twentieth Century. Silver and Stone Accessory, Southwest American Turquoise. Western Americana or Historic Cultural Arts and Crafts collection.
We have been involved in the design and creation of contemporary jewelry at the undergraduate and post graduate level since 1967. In 1975 we opened a gallery of hand wrought fine art contemporary jewels and have since handled thousands of unique, one of a kind and limited edition pieces crafted predominantly by American artisans with a special emphasis on Native American Art. Will be determined upon request. We believe our photos and description to be an accurate testament.
Thus, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Thanks for looking and good luck.
The item "EARLY VINTAGE NAVAJO NATIVE AMERICAN STERLING SILVER NATURAL TURQUOISE BOLO TIE" is in sale since Saturday, May 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Other Native American Jewelry". The seller is "rusfox" and is located in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico.
This item can be shipped worldwide.