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Enrique Ledesma Mexican silver and azur-malachite Necklace and Earrings set

on Dec 22, 2015 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces, Rings/earrings

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Ultimately modernist in its approach to personal adornment, with Enrique Ledesma’s signature perfection in the marriage of silver and stone, a necklace and earrings set with triangular links of sterling framing richly colored azur-malachite. Honesty of materials, craftsmanship of the highest level and immaculate finishing create a superb example of Taxco lapidary and silversmithing prowess…

 

Size/Weight: 15  3/4″ long (wearable) by 5/8 wide; earrings are 7/8″ by 3/4″; 67.8 grams (for the set)

Hallmarks / Date: Ledesma’s name as well as “925 TAXCO”, “MEXICO” and Eagle 3 assay mark; the necklace bears design no 251 AS while the earrings are 253 AS; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with the patina you want to see on well-loved jewelry and no damage or repairs noted

 

Offered at $925.00

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