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Gerardo Lopez Mexican silver repousse Necklace ~ beaded swirl Taxco pectoral

on Nov 9, 2016 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces, Rings/earrings

Gerardo Lopez silver repousse necklace in his signature pectoral style that seems to be growing in popularity among collectors and well-dressers alike. This early Taxco maestro’s work is usually inspired by Margot de Taxco and Los Castillo designs and though his jewelry is a little lighter in weight compared to the big two workshops, it is impeccably executed, perfectly finished and has a wow factor that sweeps you off your feet. Here the beaded swirls and stylized foliate motifs reflect the ones in the matching clamper bracelet that is also available on the site…

 

Size/Weight: 16  1/2″ long (wearable); pectoral part is 4  7/8″ wide with a drop of approx. 3″; width of the chain is 7/8″; 80.8 grams

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately marked on necklace as shown (the hallmarks are not too deeply impressed but they are there); pre-1948

Condition: excellent vintage in one of Lopez’s more impressive designs, with no damage noted and great patina

 

Offered at $1650.00

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