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vintage Mexican silver and chunky alexandrite Cuff Bracelet ~ early Taxco modernism

on Sep 14, 2016 in Bracelets, Mexican and Latin American

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Impressive Deco Mexican silver cuff bracelet , its minimalist woven ribbon design taken to luxurious levels by the big faceted simulated alexandrite that centers it in a proud crown setting. The stone, otherwise known as color-change sapphire, can go from amethyst to steely purple depending on the light, mimicking the behavior of real alexandrites.Wonderful craftsmanship, good gauge silver sheet that makes for a damage-resistant cuff, and silky glowing patina complement the stunning gem…

 

Size/Weight: inner circumference of 6  3/4″ (including the 1  1/8″ gap); width at center front is 1  5/16″; 60.4 grams

Hallmarks / Date: simply marked “STERLING TAXCO”; pre-1948

Condition: excellent vintage with absolutely no problems noted and a stunning, boldly big gem

 

Offered at $425.00

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