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Antonio Pineda Mexican 970 silver and onyx Bracelet ~ modernist crescents design

on Jul 2, 2020 in archived

Fine, .970 silver and black onyx crescents surround the wrist in this book-piece Antonio Pineda Mexican modernist bracelet. One of the renowned maestro’s most popular creations, I have to admit that I love the bracelet much more than the cascading necklace of the same design. There is something fierce and assertive about the crescent-shaped links that remind me of talons. Yet there is also a tenderness in the way they wrap themselves around the wrist – just like an eagle mother protecting her nestlings. Perfect for the medium to smaller wrist and definitely a statement-making bracelet…

 

Size / Weight: 6″ long (wearable) by 1 1/4″ wide; 94.2 grams

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed with Antonio’s crown as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO SILVER”, “970”, Eagle 17 assay mark and des. no ZZ648; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina, impressive presence yet easy to wear, with no damage and no repairs noted

Inv.#14745

SOLD – Thank you!

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