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Mexican Deco silver and malachite Necklace in a Spanish Colonial fleur-de-lis design

on Nov 17, 2015 in archived

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Obviously influenced by the Spanish Colonial tradition, an early Deco Mexican silver and malachite necklace with the fleur-de-lis motif at center front! Distinctly Mexican in its craftsmanship and combination of materials, it is nonetheless more “discrete” and “romantic” than most pieces from this period. If you always wanted a vintage Mexican necklace that will catch the eye without overwhelming it, this was made for you…

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Size/Weight: 16″ long (wearable; easily lengthened with the addition of a standard sterling extension provided upon request); central link is 1  3/4″ wide with a 2″ drop (including the dangle); width at the chain is just above 3/4″; 49.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: simply marked “SILVER MEXICO”; 1930s-40s

Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, a nicely colored malachite cab and no flaws noted

ON HOLD – please inquire!

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