Finely inlaid pieces of turquoise, mother of pearl, spiny oyster and lapis are set in this outstanding bolo by Navajo artist,Bryan L. Tsiiyupovi Tom. A full backing of mother of pearl keeps this bolo lightweight and easy to wear. Custom sterling silver tips add just the right amount of sparkle.
Bryan L. Tsiiyupovi Tom(Navajo). Contemporary and traditional. Channel inlay; mosaic inlay; cluster work; figural.
Mark:A cloud, then a stylized B and LT conjoined; the bottom of the B is a migration symbol), then three red dotsBio: First generation jeweler, Bryan Tom, (Navajo, Gallup, NM) apprenticed with Harrison Jim, Sr. and began making jewelry in 2001. Bryan’s work has been recognized and has been awarded numerous awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market and Inter- Tribal Ceremonies.