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Enrique Ledesma Mexican silver and two gems Bracelet ~ Taxco modernism

on Jul 4, 2015 in archived

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One of Taxco’s foremost modernist designers, Enrique Ledesma is a master when it comes to setting gems against oxidized, minimalist backgrounds and the hinged bracelet at hand proves the veracity of my assertion. Open-backed topaz and color-change sapphire, one of each, seem to float on a silky gris-sourris platform drawing attention to their strong color and to the asymmetry of the design…

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Size/Weight: 6  7/8″ inner circumference (clasped); width between 1  1/4″ and 1/2″; 60.3 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown in straight capital letters as well as “TAXCO 925”, “HECHO EN MEXICO” and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1960s

Condition: excellent vintage with yummy stones, offering the added security of a safety chain

SOLD – Thank you!

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