Philander Begay Brannon Spiderweb Turquoise Tufa Cast Sterling Silver Horned Toad Bolo
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Philander’s celebration of the horny toad is among his greatest innovations. The horned toad is featured prominently in Navajo ceremonies and lore. The bolo face was carved to perfection out of tufa stone and cast. He carved the tufa stone by free hand, no molds or sketches were used. This is the work of a true master craftsman, superb and dramatic. A beautiful high grade natural Brannon Blue turquoise creates the head. The flawless gem is sky blue with vibrant golden brown spiderweb matrix. Two large droplets of solid 14 karat gold represent the eyes. The bolo sits on a fine hand made cord with a woven flat back neck strap. Gleaming sleek tips attach to the bottom of the cord, also tufa cast and hand pounded to form.
Full Length of Bolo Cord Tips Included: 48-1/2 in. Bolo Size: 4-1/8 in. x 2-1/8 in. (at widest point) Stone Size: 3/4 in. x 1/2 in. Tip Length: 3-1/16 in.
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