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early Matl Matilde Poulat silver Necklace repousse “palomas y rosa” design

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Dating in the pre-1948 period this gorgeous Matl “palomas y rosa” necklace showcases Poulat’s distinctive textured repoussage and is adorned with channel- and bezel-set coral and turquoise. Matilde’s ability to ascribe a folky “earthiness” to her jewelry without sacrificing visual interest or compromising in the level of craftsmanship is more than evident here. The repousse doves are vivid, the rose is vibrant and the stones have wonderful color with the turquoise cabs exhibiting a variety of hues from green to blue…   Size/Weight: 18″ long (wearable); figural stations in the front are 6 1/2″ long by 2″ wide (at their widest); width at the chain is 3/8″ (again at its widest); 84.5 grams Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed as shown with a combination of hallmarks used by Poulat in the 1934-1948 period...

early Deco Rivera Matl style Mexican silver Necklace ~ jeweled palomas y rosa repousse

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Stupendous in both design and craftsmanship as well as early this “palomas y rosa” jeweled silver repousse necklace is signed by maestro Rivera and inspired by Matilde Poulat’s original design. Amethyst, coral and turquoise underscore the bold repoussage that is masterfully executed and impeccably finished. Matl’s early jewelry is becoming increasingly difficult to find but I consider Rivera’s work, especially his pre-1948 pieces, a well-worthy alternative…   Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable); central station is 5″ wide with a drop of 4″ (including dangles); width at the chain  1 1/8″; 124.9 grams. Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “”HECHO EN MEXICO 925”; pre-1948 Condition: excellent vintage with no excuses, amazing presence and fantastic patina     SOLD –...

early Matl-Salas Mexican silver jeweled Necklace ~ iconic Matilde Poulat collar design

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Regal Matilde Poulat jeweled necklace, this piece is from the early Matl Salas period made in the 1960s most probably and it retains the quality and attention to detail that earlier Poulat pieces are known for. One of the maestra’s iconic designs, the example at hand has the necessary length to feel comfortable while its generous width guarantees it will be noticed and undoubtedly admired…   Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable) by 1  3/4″ wide; 138.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MATL SALAS”, “MEXICO 925” as well as Eagle 1 assay mark; 1960s Condition: excellent vintage with beautiful stones, great patina and just the tiniest, little nick off the corner of one amethyst at the back of the necklace – literally invisible both because of size as well as placement   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Deco Mexican silver and amethyst Necklace Matl style repousse

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Early Deco Mexican silver and amethyst necklace very much in Matilde Poulat’s style, this is a piece that combines fleshy, earthy repoussage with a gorgeously colored stone. The three-part central section is articulated with hidden hinges, its construction allowing it to sit perfectly on the neckline and feel very comfortable as well…   Size/Weight: 15  1/2″ long (wearable; actual length is approx. 16″ yet it can easily be lengthened with a sterling extension); central part is 3  3/4″ wide by 2  1/2″ tall; width at the chain is just shy of 1/2″; 51.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MEXICO SILVER”; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, beautiful repoussage and a gorgeous amethyst cab     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

vintage Rivera Matl-esque Mexican silver Fringe Necklace with amethyst, coral and turquoise

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Stunning Rivera fringe necklace in the style of Matilde Poulat this is a Deco piece wrought in sterling silver, exhibiting the craftsmanship and quality of materials characteristic of Rivera’s early work.  A veritable feast for the eyes, the necklace wears like a dream with its warmly glowing patina allowing the color of the stones an enhanced visual impact. An ode to Matilde Poulat by one of the best Taxco maestros working in that style…   Size/Weight: 15″ inner circumference (clasped) by 1  1/2″ wide (including the dangles); 120.0 grams (on a postal scale) Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “”HECHO EN MEXICO 925”; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage with all its stones present and in great shape, fantastic patina and stunning presence     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...