Ron Bedonie Candelaria Spiderweb Turquoise Bolo Tie
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Candelaria turquoise was found as a byproduct at a copper mine located in the hills located west of Tonapah, Nevada. The mine closed over a decade ago and the dumps containing the turquoise were covered with soil in a reclamation effort. Yet prior to the closing a relatively large amount of fine blue turquoise was recovered. The finest of the gems have chocolate to reddish brown to translucent spiderweb host rock matrix. The unusually large natural gem in this masterpiece bolo by Ron Bedonie is the translucent hue, one of the largest and most rare known from the mine. It is set in Ron’s peerless chiseled bezel atop a bolo face magnificently stamped and filed to reflect the bezel. The weight and thickness of the bolo and elegance of the design are unparalleled. The bolo face is strung on a fine hand made black tie with two sets of keepers stamped in his signature style. The tie is finished with superb matching tips, sleek and elegant with fine droplets at the ends.
Full Length of Bolo Cord Tips Included: 48 in. Bolo Size: 2-5/8 in. x 1-15/16 in. Stone Size: 1-9/16 in. x 1-3/16 in. Slider Length: 1-5/16 in. Tip Length: 3-1/16 in.
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