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FarFan Mexican silver and amethyst Bracelet in a Pineda modernist design

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Based in Mexico City, FarFan is one of my favorite “less celebrated” talleres. Their original designs can be quite impressive but they are also known for very successful emulations of “big name” creations, of which the bracelet at hand is a good example. Undoubtedly inspired by Antonio Pineda’s work, the links forming it are very geometric and sculptural with the angularity of the silver squares softened by their concave face and the curves of the amethyst cabochons. Sheer luxury…   Size/Weight: just shy of 7″ long (wearable) by 7/8″ wide; 68.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “STERLING 925” and Eagle 1 assay mark on the tongue of the clasp; 1950s-60s Condition: very good vintage with substantial presence and good weight, great patina, beautiful stones and no repairs noted; it seems that...

dramatic Taxco Mexican silver lozenges Bracelet in the style of Antonio Pineda

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Dramatic geometry and hefty yet not overwhelmingly heavy links make up this late Deco / early modernist Mexican silver bracelet that is very reminiscent of Antonio Pineda creations. Part of a demi whose necklace is also available here as you can see in one of the photos, this is a stunningly beautiful bracelet with breath-taking proportions…   Size/Weight: 7″ inner circumference (clasped); just above 1  1/2″ wide; 107.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: “STERLING TAXCO”; pre-1948 period Condition: excellent vintage with with the added security of a safety chain, glowing patina and no damage or repairs noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Antonio Pineda modernist Mexican silver Bracelets ~ set of 2 Taxco bangles

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Vintage assembled set of Antonio Pineda bracelets in a mod, minimalist design that features deeply carved semi-spheres out of each bangle’s perimeter, with the empty areas oxidized to add drama to an otherwise simple form. I am very partial to sets of bangles and this pair wears comfortably with its discrete musicality reminding you of its presence… Learn more Size/Weight: 8″ inner circumference by 1/4″ wide; 42.0 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately  marked – both have the Antonio crown while one is also marked for Hilda (see Hougart, p. 132, pl. 48 for the specific combination of hallmarks on Antonio pieces); Eagle 3 and Eagle 17 are also present as well purity marks (970 and 980, this last on the Hilda example); 1960s Condition: excellent vintage condition, very slick and a pleasure to wear with no problems noted SOLD –...