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early Taxco 980 silver and amethyst Necklace ~ Fred Davis shields style

on Jul 15, 2015 in archived

980amshieldsneckl

Very much in the early style of Fred Davis, a vintage Deco Taxco necklace wrought in almost pure, 980 silver. This is a classy, substantial piece with its shield form links made out of silver sheet with good thickness and adorned with applied repousse semi-spheres, etching and bezel set amethyst cabochons. A true Mexican beauty…

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Size/Weight: 16  1/4″ long (wearable; easily lengthened with the addition of a sterling extension which I can provide upon request) by 1″ wide; 95.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: “980 TAXCO” in early raised letters; 1930s-early 1940s

Condition: excellent vintage with the patina that only 980 silver can develop over the years, beautiful stones with interesting variations in color saturation and inclusions and an iconic early design

SOLD – Thank you!

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