This vintage bolo tie is simple and not too big, but it is uncommon with an oval-shaped Carnelian stone featured in a traditional Navajo sterling silver setting, black leather lariat, and silver tips. Carnelian has been used by silversmiths worldwide for centuries, although it's rare to find it in Navajo jewelry. Carnelian was considered by the Romans to be the stone of courage, and in ancient Egypt, the stone was placed on mummies to assist the dead in their journey to the afterlife. In the Middle Ages, carnelian was used by alchemists when boiling stone to release the energy of other gemstones. Carnelian is the birthstone for Virgos, and one of four birthstones for August. The bolo tie carries a STERLING stamp yet no artist hallmark.
The bolo slider (the main part) measures just over 1-1/2" tall by about 1-1/8" wide, and the stone itself is closer to 1" tall by 3/4" wide. The black leather lariat with tips is a little over 39" total length. Total weight with the tips is 32g. In excellent vintage condition.
Rare piece for the lover of Carnelian.
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