Sterling & Turquoise 1971 Half Dollar Coin Bolo/Pendant
This vintage piece can be worn as a pendant or threaded and capped as a bolo tie as was the original purpose. Perfect for a lady to add that BoHo chic style to her jeans and t-shirt or for a gent as a bolo to jazz up that leather vest. If you would like to use as a pendant please choose a chain that has an end loop no larger than 3mm, or it will not slide through the back loops. The chain shown is sold separately.
This half dollar bolo tie face was custom crafted in the late 1970's specifically to enhance the 1971 coin that sits to the center. Natural blue and green turquoise most teardrop shaped accent both edges and a semi circle rope pattern sits to both setting edges. The coin itself has some light scratching and discoloration, but nothing that is large or extremely noticeable. All the way from Gallup, NM to Texas in search of a new home.
* Solid Sterling Silver *tested)
* Authentic 1971 Half Dollar Coin
* Natural Turquoise
* Bolo/Pendant use
* Measures approx. 1 1/4" inches tall x 2 1/8" inches long
* 24 grams
* c. late 1970's
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilizing mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realization and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body. It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts. It neutralizes over-acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.
Silver assists in increasing perception and helps to regulate emotional and intuitive energies. It provides for a very strong connection between the physical and astral bodies. It can be used as a mirror to the soul, one to stimulate seeing oneself from outside of the body.
Silver, when used with gemstones, is able to both attract and retain those qualities which are emitted by the stone. The silver provides a steadying influence. It performs a balancing act by drawing negativity from the body while transferring the positive energies of other minerals. Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon and is excellent for use in energizing other stones during the full and new moons.
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