Gerardo Lopez Mexican silver repousse Necklace ~ beaded swirl Taxco pectoral

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Gerardo Lopez silver repousse necklace in his signature pectoral style that seems to be growing in popularity among collectors and well-dressers alike. This early Taxco maestro’s work is usually inspired by Margot de Taxco and Los Castillo designs and though his jewelry is a little lighter in weight compared to the big two workshops, it is impeccably executed, perfectly finished and has a wow factor that sweeps you off your feet. Here the beaded swirls and stylized foliate motifs reflect the ones in the matching clamper bracelet that is also available on the site…   Size/Weight: 16  1/2″ long (wearable); pectoral part is 4  7/8″ wide with a drop of approx. 3″; width of the chain is 7/8″; 80.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately marked on necklace as shown (the hallmarks are not too deeply impressed but they are there); pre-1948...

Maricela Isidro Pina Mexican silver Necklace and Earrings set ~ Taxco ivy design

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Gorgeous Maricela sterling silver necklace and earrings set, this demi seems to be among the early work that came out of Isidro Pina’s taller, first established in 1943. A perfect illustration of Maricela’s careful cratsmanship and their sensitive approach to nature themes, the set has an almost Art Nouveau flair about it or even better, a proximity to Scandinavian naturalist design with its heavily oxidized recesses, its exceptional sculpturality and glistening beadwork…   Size/Weight:  necklace is 15 3/4″ long (wearable; once clasped its actual length is 16 1/4″) by 3/4″ wide; earrings are 1″ square; set’s combined weight registers at 59.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MARICELA”, “HECHO EN MEXICO 925” and “TAXCO 925” on the necklace; earrings are simply marked “MEXICO SILVER”; 1930s-40s...