rare Salvador Teran Mexican silver and raw emeralds Necklace ~ Taxco modernism at its best

on Feb 15, 2016 in archived


One of my favorite Teran necklaces, this is a very difficult to find design and in my opinion, one of Salvador’s most brilliant moments. Stunningly beautiful, it has a presence that will never go unnoticed with the raw green stones sparkling against the wonderful patina of their three-dimensional frames. Strung on lengths of sterling wire, the asymmetrical links sit perfectly around the neck and feel as comfortable as silk…

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Size/Weight: at least 15″ long (wearable; might wear a little longer but it’s very difficult to measure with accuracy); emerald links part is just shy of 3/4″ wide (at its widest); 72.3 grams.

Hallmarks / Date: Teran’s name in cursive as well as “STERLING MEXICO”, des. no 130 and Eagle 36 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage

SOLD – Thank you!

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