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31.5″ long Mexican silver and tumbled amethyst Chain Necklace

on Oct 4, 2018 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces

I consider long chain necklaces the epitome of elegance and when they date in the 1950s like the rope-length Mexican example I am presenting here, resistance is … futile! Richly colored tumbled amethyst stones caged in sterling wire are strung together to form a river of purple around your neck. The color variation and the inclusions Mexican amethyst is known and loved for are impressive. A beautiful necklace that lends itself to be enjoyed alone but can easily be combined with similar pieces for a more luxurious look…

 

Size/Weight: 31 1/2″ long by approx. 1/2″ wide (some stones are wider, some are narrower); 56.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “?C” as well as “MEXICO 925” and Eagle 3 assay mark on the tongue of the clasp; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with gorgeously colored stones, very well finished, generously long and having great patina, with no damage or repairs noted

 

 

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