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Miguel Martinez Mexican silver Yalalag cross Necklace ~ heavy Taxco sterling

on Jun 25, 2016 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces

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Vintage Miguel Martinez cross necklace, generously long and retaining its original chain, this example is inspired by the ancient yalalag crosses worn in Mexico long before the Spanish conquest. A classic rendition of the design, it features a big winged heart at the pendant’s center with generously sized dangles and a heavy double loop and sphere chain. Whether you wear it to express your spirituality or as a work of art, it is a stunning piece and exhibits all the qualities Martinez’s jewelry is known and collected for…

 

Size/Weight: pendant is 4″ long by 2  1/4″ wide;  chain is 26  1/4″ long (please note that this is a continuous chain without a clasp); 83.4 grams

Hallmarks / Date: Miguel’s name in capital letters alongside “STERLING 925”, “MEXICO” and Eagle 1 assay mark; 1950s-70s

Condition: excellent vintage, heavy and impressive, very well made and with no problems noted

 

Offered at $400.00

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