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stunning A. Porkayo Mexican silver armadillo Necklace Earrings set ~ Hector Aguilar design

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Signed by A. Porkayo a nicely made Mexican silver necklace and earrings set in Hector Aguilar’s “armadillo” design. A listed maestro, Porkayo has really outdone himself with this demi. Great patina that seems to be original and oxidation (you can always buff it a little bit but I did not want to touch it!) bring out the set’s curvaceous beauty. This is a substantial duo with the necklace generously heavy and at a comfortable for most 17″ long, it boasts a careful riveted construction with graduated links. The matching earrings are an added bonus since they are not so easy to find. A gorgeous set worthy of the best collection…   Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable) with a width varying between 1  3/8″ and 7/8″ for the necklace; earrings are 1  1/8″ tall by 7/8″ wide; 126.2 grams (for the set; necklace alone is 116.6...

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...