Facebook

rare Gerardo Lopez Mexican silver Cuff Bracelet ~ Taxco Arts and Crafts with azur malachite

By in archived |

An imaginative Taxco maestro whose jewelry is steadily growing in appreciation among collectors in the last few years, Gerardo Lopez is known for his repousse pectorals and clampers. Yet to find a cuff bracelet bearing his signature is a rare occurrence and I am thrilled to be presenting here this stunning hand-hammered example. Having a distinct Arts-and-Crafts quality, the cuff is wide and adorned with teardrop bezel-set azur malachite stones separated by voluminous “dimpled dot” appliques. Craftsmanship of the highest caliber, attention to the minutest detail and wonderful patina combine with the rarity of this piece to elevate it to the dedicated Lopez and Taxco collector’s level… Learn more Size/Weight: inner circumference of 6  7/8″ (including the 1  1/16″ gap; if you need to adjust a little, please take it to your jeweler so as not to damage...

Enrique Ledesma Taxco silver and stone Bracelet ~ Mexican modernist classic

By in archived |

Mod Taxco silver and stone bracelet, this  piece is an Enrique Ledesma classic and Mexican modernism at its best. Seamlessly set in curved, hefty semi-barrels the stone (most probably malachite or azurite-malachite) has deep, saturated color with interesting variations and the patina is to die for…   Size/Weight: 6  1/2″ inner circumference (clasped; perfect for smaller to medium wrists) by 15/16″ wide; 74.6 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “”TAXCO HECHO EN MEXICO 925” and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s Condition: excellent vintage with a gorgeous color in the stone inlay, fantastic patina and the added security of a safety chain     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...