A large thunderbird inlaid with green turquoise, jet, coral and golden mother of pearl combines with sterling silver in this impressive bolo tie by Zuni silversmith Michelle Peina. The bird, its head set on a profile, is inlaid predominantly with green turquoise along the head, body, wings, and tail feathers, its head showcasing a jet eye and golden mother of pearl beak. The top of the head features green turquoise and jet feathers finished with a coral dot at the front, while the ends of the wings and tail feathers also feature jet accents. The body is inlaid with a strip of jet set on a diagonal containing squares of golden mother of pearl and topped with a turquoise triangle, and each of the indentations along the wings is appliqued with a sterling dot. Sterling bolo tips are stamped at the top with scallop patterns. 2 1/4″ long x 2 1/8″ wide. Bolo measures 22 1/2″ from top to bottom.