Collector quality goes hand in hand with Ray Tracey, Navajo Dine’ jeweler. He has been on the Indian jewelry scene for decades and sold as much product as just about any living Native American Jeweler. Once entrepreneur of numerous galleries, Ray has taken a slower life in recent years. Gone are the days of high volume. Here, in its place, is Ray Tracy collectibles.
This bola is a fine example of the top quality Ray produces. The elongated shield shape is exactly right for the BOLA. A wide, hefty border contains the American Indian staple, CORN, in solid 14K GOLD. Ray added a flat back strap and lariat insert in Sterling. Hefty solid silver tips complete the package.
Slide measures 2.71″ tall by 1.55″ at widest. Weighs a little above 3 ounces. Sterling Silver and 14K GOLD, very good condition.