Historical Vintage Zuni John Gordon Leek Turquoise Native American Jewelry Silver Bolo Tie
This is a breathtaking vintage Zuni Native American jewelry museum quality bolo tie of important historical significance. The piece is an early John Gordon Leek bolo tie having a completely handmade hand inlaid simplistic thunderbird. Leek was known to create such simplistic thunderbird designs. Resting at the bottom of the tie are two impressive handmade silver pins. John was one of the first pinoneers with inlaid figures having a black background. He was active from the 1920's to the 1950's. The exquisite bolo measures around 1-3/4" X 1-5/8" and the total length of the leather tie measures around 43". Sterling silver. Cir. 1930's+. Sturdy 36 grams. MAKE US AN OFFER- We like to be flexible! Send us your reasonable offer on this piece(s), you have nothing to lose. The most common email we receive is from buyers who waited too long and someone bought it before they did. LAYAWAYS- Please contact us prior to purchasing and we can work out an easy 0%-interest Paypal/ Money Order lay-a-way plan that fits your budget. (Item must be of $100 value or more).