‘Custom’ 1960 Ford Pickup Bolo Tie
18kt Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver, Egyptian Turquoise, Amethyst, Gaspeite, and Chrome Custom Bolo Tie by Artist Kit Carson. This one-of-a-kind bolo features the ‘Custom’ chrome from a 1960 Ford Pickup with Amethyst, Egyptian Turquoise, and Gapeite Stone as embellishments on the ‘Custom’ sign with 18kt yellow gold dot beads throughout the piece. This bolo measures 5 1/8 inches X 2 inches with a 44 inch long bolo cord with the sterling silver tips.
Artist: Kit Carson
“Art and I met up at an early age of about 9, by 18, I knew the path, and by 25, I was in the business” says Kit Carson
Kit Carson’s jewelry profession continued to grow, adding sculpture and painting along the way. His specialty is engraved jewelry with a rainbow of gemstones, including high grade turquoise. The beauty and humor of animals is a constant theme in his work. Kit’s design style has an Art Nouveau filter that smooths out his line.
His current line of jewelry is called Romantic Rust. This on-going series includes cuffs from license plates, chains, and bolo ties with hood ornaments.
Each piece is one-of-a-kind-out-of-my-mind.