ITEM: Vintage Bolo Slide circa 1960's.
COMPOSITION: Sterling Silver.
GEMS: inlaid M.O.P.,turquoise coral, jet.
CONDITION: Estate Item, Excellent.
WEIGHT: 11.5 Grams.
Marks: Unmarked. Tested for the sterling content.
Measurements: 1 1/4"
COMMENTS: Just purchased from a local estate, An inlaid mosaic bolo slide. Make a real statement with this beautiful, Sterling Silver Mosaic Inlay Sun face slide. Displaying the sun faces with god's eyes. A unique style of mosaic inlay sun face jewelry, and have been producing beautiful pieces together since the 1960's. Their work made of the finest materials available, including Turquoise, Coral, Jet, Mother-of-Pearl. A bolo tie (sometimes bola tie or shoestring necktie) is a type of necktie consisting of a piece of cord or braided leather with decorative metal tips – aglets (aiguillettes) – secured with an ornamental clasp or slide.
Bolos are easy to make, using attractive flat objects such as lady's pins, coins, plastic netsuke reproductions, polished stones, Christmas tree ornaments, refrigerator magnets, etc. Cords of leather and cordage stock, clips and tips, called "findings" are widely available from jewelry supply firms.
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