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Mexican Deco silver beaded hinged Bracelet with turquoise

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Classic Mexico City Deco, the beaded design of this hinged silver bracelet brings to mind Fred Davis’s creations but this is an anonymous beauty. Comprised of seven rows of repousse semi-spheres, its front part is also studded with small turquoise cabs in soothing greens and blues. This is one of my favorite designs of hinged bracelets – one could say I am obsessed in my hunt for all variations of it and they are becoming so difficult to find any more…   Size/Weight: 7″ inner circumference (clasped); 1  1/16″ wide; 70.2 grams Hallmarks / Date: “SILVER MEXICO”; 1930s-40s Condition: very good vintage with no unsightly dings or dents in the repousse semi-spheres, good width and weight, all its stones present and accounted for, boasting beautiful greens and blues; one of the stones, as you can see, had a natural fissure that popped but it is...

rare La Joya Mexican Deco silver and amethyst Bracelet

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A stunner of a bracelet, this early Mexican Deco beauty is signed by La Joya, a maker whose pieces do not come up very often but is known to have worked in the early part of Mexico’s 20th c. Silver Renaissance. I suspect that they might have been based in Taxco – the style is definitely reminiscent of jewelry produced there – but more research needs to be done before we can say for sure. What is more than obvious though is the high level of craftsmanship, the impeccable attention to detail and the regal presence of the bracelet at hand. Old type of clasp with a sturdy pin holding the two wings together, great patina that accentuates the geometric overlay and luscious, big amethyst cabs with clouding and inclusions – just magical…   Size/Weight: 6  5/8″ inner circumference (clasped) by 1  5/8″ wide; 119.2 grams Hallmarks /...

monumental Mexican Deco silver and amethyst Bracelet

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Early Mexican Deco silver bracelet, this is a piece most probably made in Mexico City and a double version of the often-referred to as “owl and bead” motif. A classic design for the period, I have had examples of it in all forms and configurations, with various stones or all-silver, and I was never disappointed in its visual impact. Especially in our case, in which bold proportions elevate the bracelet to the level of veritable statement-making jewelry…   Size/Weight: 7  1/2″ long (yet keep in mind it will probably wear as a 7″ to 7  1/4″ bracelet due to the big links) by 2  1/4″ wide; 110.5 grams Hallmarks / Date: simply marked “SILVER MADE IN MEXICO”; 1930s Condition: excellent vintage with stunning proportions, very good weight and nice stones; great patina and no damage or repairs noted     SOLD – Thank you!...

Mexican Deco silver and amethyst repousse Bracelet

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Matching the necklace that is also available here this early Mexican Deco silver repousse bracelet is adorned with 8 hand-cut amethyst cabochons. The bracelet wears like a dream as its stations fan out around the wrist to accommodate your every move. The patina is amazing, the repoussage free of dings and dents and the stones secure in their bezels without blemishes…   Size/Weight: 7″ long (wearable) by 1 3/16″ wide; 56.1 grams Hallmarks / Date: “SILVER MEXICO”; pre-1948 Condition: excellent vintage, ready to be worn and enjoyed once again     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

angular Deco Mexican silver Bracelet with carved black onyx panels

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Geometry at its most stunning is what we get in this early Mexican Deco silver bracelet that combines sterling and carved thick black onyx panels. It clasps in the front giving center-stage to the three continuous onyx links and forms a dramatic “v” that catches the eye and screams Art Deco with significant Machine Age undertones. One of the most stunning anonynous early beauties from Mexico I have ever encountered…   Size/Weight: approx. 6 3/4″ long (it is supposed to be worn snug around the lower arm) by 2 5/8″ at its widest; 82.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MEXICO SILVER”; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with no damage in the stones nor the silver work, with great patina and a stupefyingly gorgeous design     Offered at $485.00 Contact us about this...