Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Jet, Brown Shell, along with White and Yellow Mother of Pearl.
Bolo piece measures approximately 2-5/8" long and 1-1/4" wide. The Tips measure approximately 2-1/4" long and 1/4" at widest point. The total measurement of the cord is approximately 39" long.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful bolo tie! This piece of Native American Jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Paul Peyketewa out of genuine sterling silver and real Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Jet, Brown Shell, along with White and Yellow Mother of Pearl. The bolo piece is placed in the center and has breathtaking, detailed inlay that is carefully set, while creating a gorgeous Eagle design. In Native American beliefs, the eagle is the master of the sky; he is considered to be a carrier of prayers. Many of the Indian Nations admire the eagle for bravery and special connections to the creator. Twisted silver and mini silver beads can be seen highlighting for an extraordinary finish. The Tips of the bolo tie are accented with imprinted designs. This piece is absolutely stunning and is among the finest jewelry we have ever had!
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.