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AEM AE Heart Mexican silver repousse Necklace ~ interlocking hearts design

on Feb 13, 2018 in archived

A rather rare to come upon vintage sterling silver Mexican necklace in a repousse interlocking hearts design, this is a piece bearing the signature of AEM, one of my favorite “less celebrated” maestros. Often referred to as AE Heart because his signature consists of his initials A and E in a heart-shaped M, the specific maker worked in Mexico City and his jewelry is always carefully made, very well finished and quite often genuinely inspired. The necklace at hand is one of his best examples with deep recesses in the repoussage and the links riveted to each other on the back…

 

Size/Weight: 16 1/2″ long (wearable); central station is 3 1/4″ wide with a drop of 1 1/4″; 40.9 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as described above alongside Eagle 23 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, very nice repoussage, perfect finishing and no damage or repairs noted

 

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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