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rare Salvador Teran Mexican silver and raw emeralds Necklace ~ Taxco modernism at its best

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One of my favorite Teran necklaces, this is a very difficult to find design and in my opinion, one of Salvador’s most brilliant moments. Stunningly beautiful, it has a presence that will never go unnoticed with the raw green stones sparkling against the wonderful patina of their three-dimensional frames. Strung on lengths of sterling wire, the asymmetrical links sit perfectly around the neck and feel as comfortable as silk… Learn more Size/Weight: at least 15″ long (wearable; might wear a little longer but it’s very difficult to measure with accuracy); emerald links part is just shy of 3/4″ wide (at its widest); 72.3 grams. Hallmarks / Date: Teran’s name in cursive as well as “STERLING MEXICO”, des. no 130 and Eagle 36 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Jose Luis Flores for Miguel modernist Taxco silver Necklace ~ Teran inspiration

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With an obvious Salvador Teran influence, this vintage Taxco modernist silver necklace was made by Jose Luis Flores for Miguel Martinez. Flores worked for Aguilar for several years and many of his designs came out with Aguilar’s hallmarks so his prowess as a designer and silversmith is an unshakable fact. The piece at hand combines careful cutwork, oxidation and seamless overlay in an indeed masterful way…   Size/Weight: 14  1/2″ long (wearable; if using the safety chain only the wearable length goes up to 16″); 7/8″ wide; 65.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “JLF” as well as “Miguel” in script and “STERLING TAXCO” with des. no 1020; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage, made of thick silver sheet, with its oxidation in great shape and immaculately worked appliques; warmly glowing patina and no flaws...