1980s Native American Zuni Made Clowns Bolo and Belt Buckle (combo) by Ruddell and Nancy Laconsello. This wonderful Zuni made Sterling silver bolo with inlaid clowns is 2.5 inches long by 2 inches wide at the top and 1.5 inches wide at the bottom. This bolo hangs on a braided leather cord with a flat neck strap.
Large handmade Sterling silver tips finish this piece. The buckle is 2.375 inches wide by 2 inches tall with a hinged belt keeper. A spectacular and beautifully done set by these highly regarded Zuni silversmiths Ruddell and Nancy Laconsello.Summer Clown, is known by many other names, including. The Clown has a complex ceremonial role, giving wisdom and advice as well as poking fun at unacceptable behavior. The Clown is said to be a glutton, always overdoing it whether he is making fun of the dancers, trying to get the children to behave during ceremonies, or commenting on Hopi behavior. They are generally amusing and do things that no Hopi or anyone else would want to be caught doing.
They are often depicted with a watermelon. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Necklaces & Pendants".The seller is "best-toy-deals" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.