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Silver Bolo Ties and in particular Sterling Silver Bolo Ties are an important part of bolo tie culture and jewelry making. Silver is a top metal used in bolo tie fabrication and in particular Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bolo Ties. Silver looks great and is known to be durable and affordable relative to a precious metal of jewelry.
 
Despite their inherent love of ornamentation and jewelry, the Indians of the Southwest did not learn to work with silver until the latter part of the 19th century. Before that they acquired the few silver ornaments they owned through trade with Hispanic settlers and neighboring Plains Indians. The Plains people had acquired their silver in trade with English, French and American trappers.
 
One of the first native metalsmiths was a Navajo known as Atsidi Sani who learned, around 1850, to form black metal from a Mexican blacksmith living in the New Mexico territory. In 1853, Indian agent Henry Dodge moved to a house near Fort Defiance and married a Navajo woman. Dodge brought with him a blacksmith and a Mexican silversmith. Years later, after the Navajos were released from their five-year confinement at Fort Sumner, (Bosque Redondo), Atsidi Sani came to the Indian agency to observe the two smiths at work and refine his primitive metalworking skills.
 
Scientific testing has proven that some ancient beads found in central and South America were originally dug from the Cerrillos turquoise mines near Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
When the Europeans brought the technology of working metals like silver with them to the new world, the American Indians who learned the silver smith trade learned eventually began to add turquoise with the silver to develop their own special style of jewelry. A Zuni man by the name of Kineshde is believed to be the first to add turquoise to the hand crafted silver items he was making in the late 1800s.
 

Silver Bolo Ties for sale 

Lot of 2 Bolo Ties, Southwest/ Western Wear, Chinese Writing Stone

Lot of 2 Bolo Ties, Southwest/ Western Wear, Chinese Writing Stone
   $12.50
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE NATIVE AMERICAN  BOLO TIES  SIGNED BELL 1960'S

VINTAGE STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE NATIVE AMERICAN BOLO TIES SIGNED BELL 1960'S
   $27.00
native american sterling silver bolo ties

native american sterling silver bolo ties
   $35.00
Vintage Sterling Silver South Western Style Native Signed Bolo Tie. Signed TL

Vintage Sterling Silver South Western Style Native Signed Bolo Tie. Signed TL
   $15.50
Vintage Silver Dollar sterling and turquois Bolo Tie

Vintage Silver Dollar sterling and turquois Bolo Tie
   $41.00
Vintage Sterling Silver Large Bolo Bola Tips

Vintage Sterling Silver Large Bolo Bola Tips
   $16.00
Historic Sterling Silver & Turquoise Bolo Tie by the Zuni Master Dan Simplicio!

Historic Sterling Silver & Turquoise Bolo Tie by the Zuni Master Dan Simplicio!
   $70.00
Vintage Southwestern Silver Tone w/Abalone Bolo Tie

Vintage Southwestern Silver Tone w/Abalone Bolo Tie
   $2.99
Sterling Silver BOLO tips 2-1/4

Sterling Silver BOLO tips 2-1/4" Long 12mm Corrugated Hogan Bead
   $25.99
Unique Vintage Mens Country Music Bolo Ties Western Cowboy Leather Necktie Gift

Unique Vintage Mens Country Music Bolo Ties Western Cowboy Leather Necktie Gift
   $8.07
Vintage Mens Bolo Tie Round Silver - Hopi Sun Symbol

Vintage Mens Bolo Tie Round Silver - Hopi Sun Symbol
   $29.99
Lot of 2 Vintage Bolo Ties

Lot of 2 Vintage Bolo Ties
   $10.30
Vintage Bolo Tie Raised Eagle Head Buckle Turquoise Coral Silver Color

Vintage Bolo Tie Raised Eagle Head Buckle Turquoise Coral Silver Color
   $24.95
Mens Western Bolo Tie/Silver With Turquoise

Mens Western Bolo Tie/Silver With Turquoise
   $25.50
HARRY MARTINEZ Signed Large NAVAJO BIRD Silver & Malachite Bolo Tie

HARRY MARTINEZ Signed Large NAVAJO BIRD Silver & Malachite Bolo Tie
   $199.00
Vintage Hammered Silver & Turquoise Stone & Decorated Bolo Tie Slide

Vintage Hammered Silver & Turquoise Stone & Decorated Bolo Tie Slide
   $12.00
Vintage Navajo Indian Silver Bolo Tie - Sterling Snake Turquoise Coral - R Nieto

Vintage Navajo Indian Silver Bolo Tie - Sterling Snake Turquoise Coral - R Nieto
   $99.00
Western Bolo Tie Bear Claw Silver/Gold

Western Bolo Tie Bear Claw Silver/Gold
   $19.95
Western Bolo Tie Arrowhead Indian Head Nickel / Silver

Western Bolo Tie Arrowhead Indian Head Nickel / Silver
   $16.95
Old Pawn Vintage 925 Sterling Silver Handcrafted Tribal Artisan Bolo Tie 4 Tips

Old Pawn Vintage 925 Sterling Silver Handcrafted Tribal Artisan Bolo Tie 4 Tips
   $14.50
VINTAGE BOLO TIE LOT STERLING SILVER INLAY HANDMADE ZUNI THUNDERBIRD - #7176-5

VINTAGE BOLO TIE LOT STERLING SILVER INLAY HANDMADE ZUNI THUNDERBIRD - #7176-5
   $22.50
Western Bolo Ties for Men Vintage Silver Badge Clasp Black Metalic Cord New Gift

Western Bolo Ties for Men Vintage Silver Badge Clasp Black Metalic Cord New Gift
   $9.99
Western Bolo Tie/ Arrow Head/Silver with Turquoise Stone

Western Bolo Tie/ Arrow Head/Silver with Turquoise Stone
   $16.95
Kit Carson Old Pawn Vintage Sterling Silver Cactus Tribal Artisan Bolo Tie Tips

Kit Carson Old Pawn Vintage Sterling Silver Cactus Tribal Artisan Bolo Tie Tips
   $51.00
Mens Western Bolo Tie/Silver With 14K Gold Trim/Cowboy Cross

Mens Western Bolo Tie/Silver With 14K Gold Trim/Cowboy Cross
   $34.00
One Pair Sterling Silver Bolo Tie Tips with 12mm Fluted Bead DB2E

One Pair Sterling Silver Bolo Tie Tips with 12mm Fluted Bead DB2E
   $25.49
Vintage 1970's Sterlng Silver Zuni Bolo Tie Mother of Pearl Eagle

Vintage 1970's Sterlng Silver Zuni Bolo Tie Mother of Pearl Eagle
   $26.29
 

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