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rare long Mexican silver Etruscan style Necklace with barrel beads and turquoise

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Though Etrscan style pieces are not uncommon within the field of vintage Mexican silver jewelry to find an Opera length necklace comprised of floret-studded sterling barrel beads, turquoise beads and lengths of hand-wrougth chain is quite rare so I am thrilled to be presenting this example here. The maestro who made it, listed albeit only by his initials, worked in Cuernavaca where many of the Mexican Etruscan pieces I have had in the past originated. Perfect patina, no florets or little beads missing, nice color in the unpolished turquoise beads and generous length elevate this necklace to the realm of coveted treasures. A stunning, difficult to find necklace…   Size/Weight: just above 35″ long; barrel beads are 1/2″ in diameter; 60.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “S.D.” alongside Eagle 108; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage...

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...