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classy Mexican Deco silver Etruscan style Necklace ~ barrel beads with florets

on Mar 3, 2016 in archived

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Hand-crafted in Cuernavaca, one of Mexico’s silversmithing centers alongside Taxco, a Deco necklace with barrel beads studded with sterling florets in the Etruscan style. I am very partial to early beaded necklaces and this is one of my favorite designs. Substantial yet not visually overwhelming due to the dainty little wire flowers with their beaded centers, an early Mexican classic…

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Size/Weight:  15  5/8″ long (wearable) by approx. 1/2″ wide; .60.0 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s intiials “E.D.” as well as “CUERNAVACA HECHO EN MEXICO” and “0.925”; 1930s-40s

Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina, classically elegant and with no florets or any of its tiny beads missing

SOLD – Thank you!

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