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early Carmen Beckmann Mexican silver and amethyst Necklace

on Aug 23, 2016 in archived

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Impressive and quite generous in weight while at the same time not easy to find, the Carmen Beckmann necklace presented here is wrought in sterling and has flat-cut oval amethyst stones adorning its stylized foliate links. Based on design and construction, I tend to believe that this is an early example of Beckmann’s work and it is exquisite…

 

Size/Weight: 16 1/2″ long (wearable; once clasped, it becomes a little roomier at 16 3/4″); 1″ wide (at its widest); 71.4 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “MEXICO STERLING”; 1960s

Condition: excellent vintage with a very good patina – you could always buff it up a little as I have hardly touched it -, having lusciously colored stones with nice inclusions and no damage noted

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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