This vintage bolo tie is made in a turquoise cluster style, and the blue to blue-green turquoise is gorgeous in this pattern. Perhaps because it is unpolished, it can appear to be more green against some warm backgrounds. There are 13 stones, each in a rectangle-to-square shaped smooth bezel, and there is something rustic about the way the bezels are arranged, along with the color of the stones. The back of the slider (main piece) is stamped STERLING and carries the hallmark G. Martin, who I have confirmed is a Navajo silversmith, although there is very little information available about the artist. The bolo was made in the late 1990s, and according to the estate from which I purchased it, was stored curled in a drawer; hence, it will need to be hung over time to straighten the leather lariat. That braided leather cord is black, and the "clasp" on the back is simply a silver bar that is dented in to keep the lariat in place. Traditional sterling silver seamed bead end tips.
The slider measures just under 2-1/2” tall by 2” across. Weighs a hefty 50g.
An heirloom treasure!
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