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Antonio Pineda design Mexican silver and chrysoprase Necklace and Bracelet set

on Nov 17, 2015 in archived

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Based on an Antonio Pineda design and simply signed with Eagle 3 assay mark (which Antonio also used), a modernist sterling silver and chrysoprase necklace and bracelet set from Taxco’s middle period, around 1960. I believe the demi was probably made in Antonio’s taller by one of his maestros after hours and its quality and level of craftsmanship bespeak its creators mastery over his art. Substantial yet comfortable to wear, both pieces boast the same wavy silver work that gently hugs semi-translucent chrysoprase cabs…

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Size/Weight: necklace is 15″ long (wearable; inner circumference, clasped) by just shy of 3/4″ wide; 104.1 grams / bracelet is 7   3/8″ long (wearable) by just shy of 3/4″ wide; 69.5 grams – total weight for the set 173.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: Eagle 3 assay mark as well as “TAXCO MEXICO 925”; 1960s-70s

Condition: excellent vintage with hefty, stunning presence, gorgeous color in the stones that glisten because of the tiny little sparkling specs in them, patina to die for and no flaws noted

SOLD – Thank you!

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