Jose Luis Flores for Miguel modernist Taxco silver Necklace ~ Teran inspiration

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With an obvious Salvador Teran influence, this vintage Taxco modernist silver necklace was made by Jose Luis Flores for Miguel Martinez. Flores worked for Aguilar for several years and many of his designs came out with Aguilar’s hallmarks so his prowess as a designer and silversmith is an unshakable fact. The piece at hand combines careful cutwork, oxidation and seamless overlay in an indeed masterful way…   Size/Weight: 14  1/2″ long (wearable; if using the safety chain only the wearable length goes up to 16″); 7/8″ wide; 65.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “JLF” as well as “Miguel” in script and “STERLING TAXCO” with des. no 1020; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage, made of thick silver sheet, with its oxidation in great shape and immaculately worked appliques; warmly glowing patina and no flaws...