43″ N Jacopo Mexican silver Lariat Necklace with tassels

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I am fascinated by lariat necklaces – be they Mexican or not, made of silver or costume, signed by known maestros or anonymous, they hold sway over me with their allusion to times when girls decided to be naughty, cut their hair boy-style and have fun. Yet as with all… jewelry Mexican, Mexican lariats are more often than not substantial and generous in weight. Like the example by N. Jacopo here: thick twist rope chain ends in two luscious tassels in a brushed finish with a length forgiving enough to allow you to wear it in several different ways. Your imagination is the only limit…   Size/Weight: 43 1/2” long (end to end); the tassel part is 2” on either end with the diameter of the sphere being just shy of 11/16″; rope chain length is 39 1/2”; chain diameter is 3/8”; 222.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s name yet really badly stamped with Eagle 3...

A. Villasana Mexican silver lariat Necklace Earrings set ~ rare and fabulous

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Heavy, imposing, an undisputed beauty, this vintage sterling silver Alfredo Villasana lariat necklace with matching earrings represents the highest quality you can get in this genre. Thick rope and big tassels with luscious fringe can be worn with or without the special clip that comes with the lariat in a variety of configurations. Yet it is the presence of the matching earrings that makes this demi rare and irresistible… Learn more Size/Weight: chain length (without the tassels) 35  1/2″ with a thickness of a generous 3/8″; tassels are 3″ long with the spheres having a diameter of 7/8″; total lariat length is 41.5″ with a weight of 247.8 grams (including clip); earrings are 2  1/2″ long with the diameter of the ball being 5/8″ and a weight of 14.4 grams; total weight for the demi 262.2 grams Hallmarks / Date: Fully and appropriately...