Jonathan Beyuka Zuni Inlay Statement Bolo Tie

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This magnificent and ENORMOUS, vintage Zuni Dancer bolo tie was hand fabricated by Southwestern Zuni silversmith, Jonathan Beyuka!  It features an extremely impressive, multi-stone inlay using both channel inlay and stone-to-stone inlay techniques!

The Zuni dancer measures 6" x 3 3/8" (not including the fancy bolo tips)!

The piece features a total of eighty-four (84) gems, each meticulously carved by hand!

(34) Tortoise Shell
(11) Turquoise
(16) Mother of Pearl Shell
(3) Yellow Mother of Pearl Shell
(3) Abalone Shell
(7) Spiny Oyster Shell
(2) Tiger Shell
(6) Coral
(2) Jet


The reverse side of the bolo has a hinged clamp, allowing for easy length adjustment of the woven leather tie.  The leather tie is tipped with fancy, sterling silver tips set with carved turquoise, mother of pearl and jet dangles.

The reverse side of the Zuni dancer is signed "JB", for Zuni artisan, Jonathan Beyuka.

This piece is definitely going to make a statement with its sheer size and quality!


Item Details
Designer: Jonathan Beyuka
Tribal Affiliation: Zuni
Metal: Sterling Silver
Size: 6" x 3 3/8" (Not Including Fancy Bolo Tips)
Hallmarks: "JB"
Gross Weight: 97.6 grams (62.7 dwts)
Gemstone Details
Gemstones: (34) Tortoise Shell
(11) Turquoise
(16) Mother of Pearl Shell
(3) Yellow Mother of Pearl Shell
(3) Abalone Shell
(7) Spiny Oyster Shell
(2) Tiger Shell
(6) Coral
(2) Jet