This is one of famous Zuni artists Lena & Wilford Quandelacy's signature shriner bolos. The bolo is inlaid with turquoise, Gold Lip Mother of Pearl, white Mother of Pearl, black jet, and red coral. The swords blade is a smooth silver. This is a top quality Zuni bolo and you won't be disappointed with it. The design of the crescent moon, star and a sword is the Shriners emblem.
The bolo measures 1-7/8 tall by 2-7/8 wide. The black leather braided bolo tie has 2-1/8 long sterling silver bolo tips.
Hallmarked WLQ on a raised silver plaque. It is not stamped sterling but we guarantee it to be sterling silver. circa 1970-80's. Excellent vintage condition. A few dings on the silver bolo tips.
Wilford & his wife Lena started making jewelry in the 1970's. Wilford is the the son of Ellen Quandelacy.