stunning Hector Aguilar Mexican 990 silver “v” Necklace with black onyx Pendant ~ early Taxco treasure

on May 29, 2016 in archived


The epitome of a “book piece”, Aguilar’s “v” necklace has a presence that cannot be assessed by merely looking at photos. I was never prepared for the substantial yet absolutely comfortable chain nor did I anticipate the warm weight of the elaborate black onyx pendant. A stunning, museum quality set with immaculate craftsmanship and patina to die for, here it is wrought in sterling and almost pure, 990 silver with both components bearing early hallmarks. The pendant is detachable so you can mix and match, if you have other Aguilar pendants in your collection. Sublime…

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Size/Weight: 16  1/2″ long (wearable) by 3/4″ wide for the chain; pendant is 2  1/4″ square and adds a 2  3/8″ drop to the necklace; 132.1 grams (for the set)

Hallmarks / Date: both pieces are fully and appropriately marked as shown; 1940s

Condition: excellent vintage with a lusciously black cabochon and no damage noted – collector quality

SOLD – Thank you!

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