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classic Mexican Deco repousse silver Necklace in a Fred Davis design

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Early Mexican Deco silver repousse necklace in a design associated with the opening years of Fred Davis’s career, the layered beading that is features has become a classic in the country’s 20th c. Silver Renaissance. Beguilingly luscious, irresistible to the eye and so comfortable to wear, this is one of those necklaces around which collections are built! I particularly love the all-silver version at hand with its lower perimeter free of any connections between the links that allows it to fan elegantly around the neck…   Size/Weight: 17  3/8″ long (17  1/4″ wearable); width 1  1/8″; 105.1 grams Hallmarks / Date: not marked for maker nor hallmarked for silver content yet tested and guaranteed to be silver of sterling quality;my experience over the years has shown me that it is not uncommon for early Mexican silver jewelry not to be hallmarked at...

early Mexican Deco silver repousse Necklace ~ classic Taxco pre-Colombian design

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Deco Mexican silver repousse necklace, its closely set links inspired by pre-Colombian motifs with beaded accents and deep chasing, this piece is signed by A. S., a listed yet still unidentified maestro. A.S. is known for his prowess in the art of repoussage – over the years I have had several examples in various forms by him and can attest to the careful workmanship, meticulous finish and gorgeous design that characterize his work.Very reminiscent of early Los Castillo creations and en par with them in quality and beauty…   Size/Weight: 14 3/4″ long (wearable) by 1″ wide; 69.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s intials as well as “TAXCO MEXICO 925” and “STERLING”; 1940s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina and no flaws noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Gerardo Lopez Mexican 980 silver Necklace ~ splendid Taxco repousse

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Like ripples in tranquil water, the undulating repousse scrollwork in the Gerardo Lopez necklace presented here are wrought in 980 silver and have an airiness that  makes this one of the most easy to wear, versatile pectorals I have seen. Maestro Lopez’s magical hand is at work here and you can see it in the immaculate finishing, the perfection in the design’s execution and the overall sense of calm, uninterrupted flow that emanates from it… Learn more Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable) by 5/8″ wide at the chain; central links 3  7/8″ wide adding a drop of 1  7/8″; 61.2 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown with Eagle 25 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage with patina to die for and no problems noted – a superb example of Gerardo Lopez jewelry   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

early Deco Mexican silver repousse pectoral Necklace beaded basketweave design

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Unsigned like many early Taxco masterpieces the repousse silver necklace at hand is very reminiscent of similar Los Castillo and Margot de Taxco pectorals. Its basketweave design, accented with tiny beading and oxidation, bespeaks its maker’s superb craftsmanship and has acquired a warm patina over time (you can always buff it up a little, if you wish). Good weight and a beautifully executed intricate design combine to create a necklace worthy of the best collection…   Size/Weight: 15  1/2″ long (wearable; actual length is a little more); pectoral part is 5  3/8″ wide and 1  3/4″ tall (at center front); 121.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: “SILVER TAXCO”; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with the patina you want to see on a necklace of this age and no flaws noted     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...