Vintage Mexican bolo tie cobalt glass German silver, Aztec mask bolo necklace, Taxco Mexico bola Western tie, boyfriend gift, blue wedding

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Here we have bolo tie from Mexico that features the iconic Aztec warrior mask -- in gorgeous cobalt blue glass on Alpaca, or German silver. German silver is actually a copper and nickel alloy and contains no silver content, but this base has a beautiful patina and looks as close to silver as I've seen, which leads me to believe that is might be silver plated. And while I've seen many of these Taxco style blue glass warrior mask linked bracelets and earrings, I've never seen a bolo slider, and one as cool as this with the beautiful blue and the hanging jump rings that serve as earrings on the Aztec warrior. The slider design is simple; no clasp, just a slider on the back and a bend in the middle to keep the lariat in place. I did have to replace the original lariat, and I added sterling silver tips. Because the slider is fairly narrow, I had to use a smaller gauge of lariat to get it to fit. Consequently, the leather is supple and prone to staying bent in whatever position it's stored in for long, so it's important this bolo be stored hanging.

The bolo slider measures just over 1" wide by almost 1-1/2" long from the tip of the dot of Alpaca at the top to the bottom of the earrings that hang. with the blue glass cab being about 3/4" wide by 7/8" long. Some tarnish on the piece but overall in good vintage condition.

Perfect for a dressy occasion, and even a cobalt or Mexican wedding! Or add beads to the earrings and turn into a beautiful boho piece for a woman or man!


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