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This incredible bolo tie hand by multiple award winning jeweler Wes Willie features a unique and dazzling combination of exceptional materials. Large hand cut cabochons of turquoise from the famous Number 8 mine in Nevada are cut in different heights to give the inlay a layered look. The quantity of material from the claim is remarkable as the mine played out in the 1940s. Amongst the turquoise are fine oxblood corals and a lapis lazuli to add color. Between the inlays are thick inserts of sparking solid 14 karat gold adding additional flash and elegance. To one side a lime green Carico Lake gem sits in a solid 14 karat gold bezel. To the other side sits an oxblood coral encircled with 14 karat gold to match. The border of the bolo face is textured and dimpled to add contrast. This is similar to the design that won a blue ribbon for best of jewelry at this years world famous Santa Fe Indian Market. Together with a fine hand made tie and sleek hand made tips, the bolo is a one of a kind masterpiece of the lapidary arts.
Full Length of Bolo Cord Tips Included: 46 in. Bolo Size: 3-1/2 in. x 1-5/8 in. (at widest point) Inlay Width: 1-3/16 in. (and tapers down to: 3/4 in.) Width at Upper Circular Design: 1-3/4 in. Stone Size: 5/16 in. x 5/16 in. Tip Length: 2-3/4 in.
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