rare Mexican Deco silver repousse Cuff Bracelet ~ Aztec desert Goddess ritual

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A very rare and early Mexican repousse cuff this is an unsigned piece yet its incredible workmanship and design originality elevates it to museum quality. My hypothesis is that it represents an ancient ritual, possibly associated with Malinalxochitl, the Aztec sorceress and goddess of snakes, scorpions and insects of the desert. Crisp, rich and boldly assertive its repoussage is of the highest quality and proves yet again the undeniable craftsmanship of the anonymous early maestro…     Size/Weight: inner circumference of 6 3/4″ (relatively adjustable); width between 1  15/16″ at center front and 1  1/4″ at its narrowest; 34.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: unsigned and not hallmarked for silver content yet tests as silver and is guaranteed of at least .900 purity; 1920s-30s Condition: excellent vintage – a unique repousse cuff worthy of the best...

massive Maciel Mexican Deco silver Cuff Bracelet ~ repousse pre Colombian motifs

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Vintage Deco Mexican silver repousse cuff bracelet bearing the signature of Maciel, whose name came to be associated with this specific form of stunning jewelry. Here the bracelet is wrought in 900 silver which probably indicates an earlier date and its impressive width is adorned with pre-Colombian motifs in three distinct panels. For the fierce warrior that resides within you… Learn more Size/Weight: 8″ inner circumference (including the 1  1/2″ gap; relatively adjustable yet I would advise to exert caution so as not to damage the repousse or seek the help of your jeweler); 2  5/8″ wide; 68.9 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MACIEL 900/1000”; 1920s-30s Condition: excellent vintage with stunning presence, exceptionally well executed repoussage and the patina you want to see on a well-loved, well-taken care of piece of jewelry SOLD – Thank you! Contact...