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31.25″ Mexican Deco silver and caged stones Necklace ~ fall colors

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Warm fall colors dominate this Mexican Deco sterling silver and tumbled stones necklace. Perfect for the colder days ahead of us it is generously long and the polished agates that make it up bring to mind sweet chunks of caramel. I am always on the look-out for necklaces of this kind, especially the early ones because they are more difficult to find compared to the post-1980 versions yet infinitely higher in the quality and colors of their stones and the gauge of the wire used to cage them…   Size/Weight: 31 1/4″ long; stones are at least 5/8″ wide; 101.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “CJC” and “STERLING 925 MEX”; pre-1948 Condition: excellent vintage with an amazing combination of color in the tumbled stones that allow it to be combined with almost anything, having no damage and no repairs – a great example of the genre...

classy Mexican Deco silver Etruscan style Necklace ~ barrel beads with florets

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Hand-crafted in Cuernavaca, one of Mexico’s silversmithing centers alongside Taxco, a Deco necklace with barrel beads studded with sterling florets in the Etruscan style. I am very partial to early beaded necklaces and this is one of my favorite designs. Substantial yet not visually overwhelming due to the dainty little wire flowers with their beaded centers, an early Mexican classic… Learn more Size/Weight:  15  5/8″ long (wearable) by approx. 1/2″ wide; .60.0 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s intiials “E.D.” as well as “CUERNAVACA HECHO EN MEXICO” and “0.925”; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina, classically elegant and with no florets or any of its tiny beads missing SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...