Unbelievable Vintage Native American Zuni Ralph Quam Blue Gem Turquoise Sterling Silver Bolo

  • $ 892.49

We are proud to offer this magnificent vintage Zuni silver bolo. What a special bolo we have here! The impressive Chief head with headdress is captured through the inlay design of stones that include Blue Gem turquoise, Coral, Mother-of-Pearl, and Jet! It has a black braided leather tie with 3-3/4" silver tips that each also have an impressive thick silver station that's home to both a turquoise and a coral stone! The tie is about 38" in length. Inlay jewelry is a distinctive and beautiful art form that involves setting small pieces of various materials, such as gemstones, shells, coral, and other materials, into a base material, often silver, to create intricate patterns and designs. Native American inlay jewelry is a distinctive and beautiful art form that requires meticulous craftsmanship, precision and skill, as the materials are carefully cut, shaped, and set to fit together seamlessly. The Zuni Pueblo, located in New Mexico, is renowned for its skilled artists and silversmiths who create exceptional jewelry. Zuni silversmiths are highly regarded for their intricate silverwork, lapidary skills, and distinctive style. They often incorporate traditional Zuni designs, symbols, and techniques into their creations. Signed by Zuni artist, Ralph Quam, deceased. Sterling silver, marked. The bolo measures around 1-7/8" x 1-5/8". Sturdy 40 grams.

Make Us an Offer- Due to the high demand of our items, many pieces sell quite fast. The most frequent email we receive are from buyers who waited too long to make us an offer and suddenly lost out because another buyer came in and purchased. Send us your reasonable offer today, we are flexible and you have nothing to lose! Ahéhee' (Thank you)

How Layaway Works:

Layaway programs we offer that you can choose from when you pay for the item:  

- Shop Pay Installments (Usually 4 payments)

- Affirm (Up to 12 payments)

-Klarna (Usually 4 payments)

How Does Layaway Work with Making an Offer?  

If your offer is accepted you will receive an email invoice from us and will be able to choose your layaway program when you pay the invoice. If for some reason you cannot get approved for any of the programs simply let us know and we will cancel out the invoice. You have nothing to lose and the most beautiful art to gain! :)    

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I love it! Responded to my offer fast - Lois M

Excellent product absolutely gorgeous! I follow this seller due to the jewelry is one of a kind and classy!! Ships super fast and will negotiate with you. - Douglas C

Even nicer than expected, authentic...love it & NA - Robin S

Beautiful, great service, happy with everything as always!! - Rosalind C

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