Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage And Contemporary Artistry
Publish Date: 2011-11-16
Author: Diana F. Pardue;Norman L. Sandfield
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The bolo tie, also called a string tie, is a Western necktie consisting of a piece of cord or braided leather with an ornamental clasp. Native American artisans in the Southwest began producing bolo ties in the mid-twentieth century in response to tourist demand for finely crafted Native American jewelry.