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luxurious Los Ballesteros Mexican silver and tiger’s eye Necklace

on Jun 2, 2019 in archived

A post-1948 Los Ballesteros Mexican silver and tiger’s eye necklace, this is a luxurious piece not only because of the ornate silver-work but also because of the colors in the stone cabs. There is something magical about tiger’s eye – the striations in the stone make the cabs look like feline eyes and the molten golden browns and caramels impart a sense of sweet warmth and abundance. Made out of thick silver, the links are perfectly finished and masterfully articulated so that the necklace sits around the neck like a dream…

 

Size/Weight: 16 1/4″ long (wearable); the triangular medallion is 2 3/4″ wide and adds a 2 3/8″ drop to the chain; 90.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed with the Los Ballesteros conjoined initials as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO”, “STERLING 925” and Eagle 47 assay mark; 1950s-70s

Condition: excellent vintage with gorgeously colored, glistening stones, great patina, a very rich, eye-catching design and no damage or repairs noted

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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