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classy Taxco Mexican silver Necklace and Earrings set ~ Margot de Taxco pre-Colombian feathers design

on Oct 4, 2016 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces, Rings/earrings

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Classic Mexican silver necklace and earrings set following a similar Margot de Taxco’s design inspired by pre-Colombian motifs, this demi is signed by a listed yet still unidentified Taxco maestro. Longer than most Mexican necklaces of the period and hence very comfortable and easy to wear, it consists of stylized feather and repousse semi-sphere links and with the matching earrings, it looks fabulous…

 

Size/Weight: 17  1/2″ long by just shy of 1″ wide for the necklace; earrings are 1  3/8″ long by 5/8″ wide; 73.5 grams (for the demi; 66.5 grams for necklace only)

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “A.S.” as well as “TAXCO MEXICO 925” and Eagle 1 assay mark on the necklace;  earrings have alpaca screw-backs (the rest is sterling silver) and are marked as such; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage, classy as can be, perfectly finished, with no damage or repairs and gorgeous patina

 

Offered at $500.00

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