Zuni Inlay Bolo & Belt Buckle Set by John Lucio

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DESCRIPTION: Up for consideration is a Zuni inlay bolo and belt buckle set by John Lucio. Both the buckle and the slide feature the same stunning eagle theme inlay of turquoise, coral, mother of pearl, and onyx. The inlay is accented by phenomenal silver work of twisted wire and dots that have exquisitely done hand stamped designs; the buckle specifically has small, snake figures going towards the eagle. The slide sits on a great black, braided leather cord, with two sterling silver tips.
MAKER: Hallmarked J. LUCIO. John Lucio (1919-1984; Zuni). Active 1930s-1980s.
APPROX AGE: Circa late 1970s-early 1980s.
SIZE: The braided leather cord measures 36 inches including the tips, with the slide measuring 2-1/2 inches wide x 2-1/8 inches tall. The buckle measures 3-1/8 inches wide x 2-1/4 inches tall, and fits up to a 1-1/2 inch belt. The total weight for these items is 87.0 grams.
CONDITION: Good for its age, normal wear expected. Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description and are hereby incorporated into the description, specifically with regards to condition.