ONE OF THE MOST UNIQUE VINTAGE NAVAJO #8 TURQUOISE STERLING SILVER BOLO TIE. Large Navajo #8 turquoise decorated leaves silver bolo tie. The large bolo setting sports a beautiful blue turquoise stone with reddish brown and brown spiderweb matrix The #8 TURQUOISE stone is set into a smooth silver bezel and surrounded by three (3) large silver leaves, four (4) large scroll wires, and (3) silver drops This is a breathtaking vintage Navajo museum quality silver bolo tie having one of the Number 8 turquoise stone The Number Eight (Number 8 or #8) turquoise mine in Eureka County north of Carlin, Nevada was discovered in 1925 and first mined in 1929.At present, the mine is closed to turquoise mining; it is mined today for gold. The mine produced some of the largest nuggets of turquoise ever discovered. Almost all the turquoise produced is of the spider web type, with the matrix varying from golden brown to black.
The colors grade from very light blue to very dark blue, some with interesting tints of green. As with most mines, Number 8 turquoise has certain characteristic colors and matrix patterns that are very easily identified. Brown shades of blue Number 8 turquoise are quite rare and highly valued by collectors. The centerpiece of this bolo measures 2?Inches tall by 2" inches at its widest point, and the tie is 36" inches long, including the sterling tips. Total Weight 67.3grams no marks but tested as sterling silver This exceptional quality and beauty of this piece would make it a prized addition to the collection of any bolo lover, and it could be worn and enjoyed for years to come. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Jewelry".
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