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classic Margot de Taxco Mexican silver Necklace ~ des no 5337 Curling line

on Nov 23, 2015 in archived

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Published in Penny Morrill’s latest book on Margot de Taxco’s enamel work, the so called “Curling Lines” necklace is one of her most loved designs and definitely a piece that epitomizes her understanding of femininity and elegance. Deeply sculpted repousse links that bring to mind feathers dotted with perfect silver beads, lead to a gorgeous central piece where the silver twists and twirls like waves in the sea. Craftsmanship of the highest level, attention to detail and perfect finishing are all present here – as is always the case with Margot jewelry. A stunning necklace, impervious to fashion whims – isn’t that what makes a classic?

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Size/Weight: 15  1/2″ long (wearable; possibly even 15  3/4″ due to the curve in the central link); 3/8″ wide at the chain; central link is 2  7/8″ wide with a total drop of approx. 1  7/8″; 60.5 grams

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed with Margot’s name, des. no 5337 as well as Eagle 16 assay mark and “STERLING MADE IN MEXICO”; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina, in a classic, book-piece design for Margot and no flaws noted

SOLD – Thank you!

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