Silver Overlay Corn Bolo with Turquoise
Oxidized Sterling Silver, Kingman Spiderweb Turquoise, Fossil and Jet Bolo by Artist Tim Yazzie. This bolo features a silver overlay technique with turquoise inlay on a red leather bolo cord with sterling silver tips. This bolo measures 2.75 inches x 1 1/2 inches on a 48-inch cord.
Artist: Tim Yazzie
Tim Yazzie is a Navajo, San Felipe, Santo Domingo silversmith. He was taught by his maternal grandfather the traditional ways of life, their tribal history, and religion.
His maternal grandmother was a pueblo potter, and his paternal grandfather was a rug weaver and silversmith. Tim studied jewelry making with well-known native artists
to include Chalmers Day and Jimmy Harrison. Tim Yazzie combines his fine inlay and stonework with the pottery designs in his silver overlay work, making his pieces one-of-a-kind.