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set of 3 Mexican silver Bangle Bracelets ~ coral, green calcite, black onyx

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Colorful, musical, a joy to wear and to behold, this set of 3 Mexican sterling silver bangle bracelets brings together two different periods in Taxco’s silversmithing history. Very popular in the 1950s and 1960s, bangles of this type continued to be made after 1980 and I would suggest that as a rule of thumb, the later examples tend to be heavier and not as delicate as the older ones. In the case of our assembled set, red coral and dyed calcite adorn the slender bracelets while the heftier one boasts three black cabs, either onyx or glass but I can’t be sure relying on the naked eye only. I do think, however, that the trio looks like it was meant to be together, the wire-work hearts flanking the coral and calcite providing the perfect company for the squiggles guarding the black cabs…   Size/Weight: inner diameter 2 1/2″; slender ones are 3/16″ wide...

Hector Aguilar Mexican 940 silver and onyx Pin Brooch ~ Pelican design

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Wrought in .940 silver and with a big onyx cabochon forming its body, a vintage Hector Aguilar brooch in the shape of a pelican. The combination of repoussage and chasing and the stark contrast between the black depths of the stone and the warmly glowing silver is what makes this piece irresistibly attractive… Learn more Size/Weight: 2  3/8″ tall by 2  1/8″ wide (at its widest); 23.1 grams Hallmarks / Date: signed with Aguilar’s logo and a combination of hallmarks that dates it in the 1953-62 period Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, just the right size (not too big not too small) and no damage or repairs noted SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...