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Enrique Ledesma Mexican silver Necklace with golden sheen obsidian ~ a Taxco modernist classic

on Jan 6, 2018 in archived

Beautifully made Enrique Ledesma modernist necklace in one of his signature designs that seamlessly combines sterling silver with golden sheen obsidian. Ledesma was one of Taxco’s most accomplished lapidaries and his skill and pursuit of perfection is evident here. Classic, classy and having an inner glow that transforms it every time the light changes; fantastic…

 

Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable); 5/8″ at its widest; 53.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “PLATERIA CORTES”, “HECHO EN MEXICO”, “TAXCO 925” alongisde des. no 221 and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with some of the most impressive golden sheen obsidian I have seen, fantastic patina and no damage or repairs noted

 

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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