Zuni Pueblo Mosaic Inlay Bolo Tie with Eagles [PENDING - BH]

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Bola Tie, Bolo Tie
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium:
    silver, leather, many gemstones plusTurquoise
  • Size:
    3-½” x 3-⅛” eagle;
    1-½” x 1-⅜” pendant eagles
  • Item # C4691L
  • Price: $1500

The featured item of this bolo is a magnificent eagle composed of multiple gemstones, including mother of pearl, coral, turquoise, jet, some of which are set within silver frames and other arranged stone-to-stone. Suspended from the two silver tips are small eagles. Just above the silver tips is a silver clasp with a turquoise gemstone, the purpose of which is to prevent the eagle pendants from swinging.  The bolo attachments are on a woven black strap with a flat black strap that rides on the neck.


Condition: good condition with evidence of wear.

Provenance: this Zuni Pueblo Mosaic Inlay Bolo Tie with Eagles is from the collection of Bob & Louise Sluder, Dealers/Collectors active from 1955 to 1990

Recommended Reading: ZUNI a Village of Silversmiths by James Ostler, Marian Rodee, and Milford Nahohai, Published by Zuni A:Shiwi Publishing, 1996.

TAGS: Southwest Indian JewelryZuni Pueblo

Close up view of a section of this bolo - the main Eagle.

Close up view of the Turquoise emblem.

Close-up view showing the tips - baby eaglets.

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Bola Tie, Bolo Tie
  • Origin: Zuni Pueblo, SHE-WE-NA
  • Medium:
    silver, leather, many gemstones plusTurquoise
  • Size:
    3-½” x 3-⅛” eagle;
    1-½” x 1-⅜” pendant eagles
  • Item # C4691L
  • Price: $1500

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