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Victoria Taxco Mexican silver Necklace and Earrings set ~ classic Ana Nunez de Brilanti des 435

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Elegant Victoria Mexican silver necklace and earrings set in a pre-Colombian motif very close to similar work done by Spratling and Aguilar albeit more discrete and easier to wear. With designs like this, not fussy or overly complex, where every little detail shows, it is more difficult to achieve perfection – yet in our case, the result is truly amazing. Longer than most examples of this period the necklace is a pleasure to feel around the neck and the earrings complete a demi that will stay with you for a long time…   Size/Weight: 19″ long (wearable) by 7/8″ wide for the necklace; earrings are 1″ tall by 7/8″ wide; 78.9 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: Victoria’s name as shown alongside “MEXICO TAXCO”, “STERLING”, Eagle 12 assay mark and des. no 453; 1950s Condition: excellent vintage, classic and very...

early M. Altamirano Mexican silver “armadillo” Cuff Bracelet ~ Aguilar and Vidauretta design

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Matching the necklace by the same maker that is also available here, an early Manuel Altamirano cuff bracelet in the coveted “armadillo” design. Created by Vidauretta the “armadillo” can be found both with Aguilar’s and Altamirano’s signatures yet finding a set is a happy occurrence. Collector quality and definitely a conversation piece… Learn more Size/Weight: inner circumference of 6 3/4″ (including the 1 1/4″ gap); width between 1  5/8″ wide at center front and 3/8″ on either end; 42.9 grams Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed as shown; pre-1948 Condition: excellent vintage with great patina and no damage or repairs noted SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Manuel Altamirano Mexican silver “armadillo” Necklace ~ Taxco book piece

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Created by Valentin Vidauretta the “armadillo necklace is legendary in the index of classic Taxco design and can be found signed by Hector Aguilar as well as Manuel Altamirano. It is the latter who takes credit for the example at hand, in all silver with its graduated, riveted “scale” links seamlessly coming together in a hidden clasp. A quintessential Taxco book-piece by a maestro whose work does not come up all that often… Learn more Size/Weight: 15″ long (wearable); width between 1  3/8″ at center front and 3/4″ in the back; 74.5 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s name as shown as well as “TAXCO MEX” and “925”; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage with warmly glowing patina, visually impressive and with no issues noted SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

vintage Mexican 940 silver Clamper Bracelet ~ classic Taxco repousse fern

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Superbly crafted by a still unidentified maestro who signs with initials “MS” and works in .940 alloys following Aguilar’s example (he also uses Eagle 9 which was used by Aguilar), this is a dramatic repousse fern clamper with deeply chased and oxidized recesses and proportions that capture the eye at first sight. I have become obsessed with this maker – I love his prowess in the art of repoussage; the flawless execution of classic designs and the perfect finishing that characterize his pieces… Learn more Size/Weight: 6  3/4″ inner circumference (adjustable upwards, of course, due to the hinged construction); width between 4  1/8″ in the front and 1  3/8″ near the hinge; 56.5 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “MS” as well as “MEXICO TAXCO”, “STERLING 940” and Eagle 9 assay mark; 1950s-60s...