Bisbee Turquoise Sunburst Bolo
Sterling silver and Bisbee Turquoise Sunburst Bolo By Artist Tommy Jackson. This bolo features silver overlay diamond shape with a sterling bezel set Bisbee Turquoise cabochon in the center of a sunburst design with a on a leather bolo cord and sterling silver tips. This bolo measures 3 1/2inches x 2 3/4inches and is 48inches.
Native American Artist: Tommy Jackson
Tommy Jackson was born in Phoenix, Arizona on January 20, 1958. He is a full blooded Navajo from Chinle, Arizona. Tommy learned the art of silversmithing from his mother and father, Martha and Gene Jackson. He works both in gold and silver and has won numerous awards for his beautiful and unique jewelry from the Heard Museum Show in Phoenix, Santa Fe Indian Market and The Museum of Northern Arizona, to name a few. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education. In recent years he has been teaching at Wide Ruins Community School. He teaches Navajo children Navajo reading, writing, history and culture and arts and crafts. Many of his former students are now established jewelers themselves.