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Mexican Deco silver beaded hinged Bracelet with turquoise

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Classic Mexico City Deco, the beaded design of this hinged silver bracelet brings to mind Fred Davis’s creations but this is an anonymous beauty. Comprised of seven rows of repousse semi-spheres, its front part is also studded with small turquoise cabs in soothing greens and blues. This is one of my favorite designs of hinged bracelets – one could say I am obsessed in my hunt for all variations of it and they are becoming so difficult to find any more…   Size/Weight: 7″ inner circumference (clasped); 1  1/16″ wide; 70.2 grams Hallmarks / Date: “SILVER MEXICO”; 1930s-40s Condition: very good vintage with no unsightly dings or dents in the repousse semi-spheres, good width and weight, all its stones present and accounted for, boasting beautiful greens and blues; one of the stones, as you can see, had a natural fissure that popped but it is secure...

4.5″ long set of Matl style Mexican silver Hair Combs ~ Deco repousse with amethyst

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unusual Antonio Pineda Mexican silver arrow Earrings

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A very unusual pair of earrings by Antonio Pineda, one could categorize under “novelty jewelry” easily! Very tongue-in-cheek, they are shaped as arrows but the twist in the design is that there is a break in the middle of each arrow so that when you have them on, it looks as if the arrow has pierced the earlobes and is firmly …entrenched in place. I have never seen this specific design before and I am sure it will generate a lot of discussions…   Size/Weight: 1  1/2″ long by 3/8″ wide; 4.6 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: both earrings are clearly marked with Antonio’s crown logo; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage, in a fun and quite rare to find design, with great patina and no damage or repairs noted     ON HOLD – please inquire! Contact us about this...

Ostern for David Andersen Norway silver modernist Pendant Necklace

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Modernist David Andersen sterling silver necklace consisting of Andersen’s classic “v” neck ring and a modernist pendant which I believe is a Bjorn Ostern design. I love Scandinavian mid-century jewelry and I have a special affinity for neck ring combinations – the set at hand is one of my favorite. The pendant has good size to it and matches the proportions of the neck ring that is here more comfortable than the usual 15″ examples. Fantastic…   Size/Weight: neck ring is 16 7/8″ in inner circumference (including the 1 1/8″ gap); pendant is 2 5/8″ tall and 1 3/4″ wide; 25.0 grams (on a postal scale) Hallmarks / Date: both pieces are fully hallmarked; Andersen’s name / initials as well as “925S”, “NORWAY” and “STERLING”; 1960s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina (you can...

mod Hubert Harmon Mexican brass Cufflinks ~ quirky repousse feet design

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One of the most interesting figures whose star shone bright during his short stay in Taxco in the 1940s, Hubert Harmon is known for his quirky yet irresistible designs. Difficult to find, his Mexican creations oftentimes draw on the country’s artistic heritage which is, however, re-worked and re-interpreted through Harmon’s quite idiosyncratic eye. As tongue-in-cheek as can be the pair of repousse brass cufflinks presented here in the shape of naked feet is a small example of his incredible acumen…   Size/Weight: just shy of 1  3/8″ long by 3/4″ wide; 10.5 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately marked with maker’s signature as shown as well as “MEXICO”; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina and no damage or repairs noted     Offered at $235.00 Contact us about this...

superb Deco Mexican silver Quetzalcoatl Belt Buckle or Brooch set

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Stupendous Mexican Deco silver belt buckle in the shape of mirrored Quetzalcoatls executed in perfect repoussage and having acquired a glorious patina over the years. The anonymous maestro used silver sheet of good thickness here and the piece feels as substantial as it looks. Combine it with a nice leather belt as it was meant to be used or, you can have the two “serpents” easily turned into impressive brooches! Either way, definitely wearable art…   Size/Weight: 7″ wide by 3  1/4″ tall (at its tallest); 72.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: simply marked “STERLING MEXICO” with des. no 1004; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with very strong visual impact, craftsmanship of the highest level, ready to be worn and enjoyed once again   Offered at $435.00 Contact us about this...