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impressive Morales Mexican silver jeweled cross Necklace ~ in the style of Matilde Poulat

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Having worked as early as at least the middle Taxco period, maestro Morales is known for his high quality jewelry in the style of Matilde Poulat. The cross pendant necklace I am presenting here is from the post-1980 period yet retains the attention to workmanship, materials and finishing that his earlier pieces are collected for. And the fact that it comes with its original, heavy chain dating in the same period as the pendant is an added bonus… Learn more Size/Weight:  4″ long (without the bail) by 2 7/8″ wide for the pendant; chain is 24 5/8″ long and 1/8″ wide; 60.2 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: pendant signed with Morales’s name as well as his registration code MC-102; chain is marked “TM-71” and also bears maker’s initials as shown; 1980s for both pieces Condition: excellent vintage, heavy and very well made, with all...

vintage Los Castillo Mexican silver Necklace ~ festoon with teardrop dangles

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Visually impressive and just a pleasure to wear, a vintage Los Castillo necklace in a festoon with teardrop dangles design that transforms from beautiful to spectacular as soon as you try it on! Drawing on the Spanish Colonial tradition, its festoon feels like it’s a part of you and though the necklace has good weight, its airy configuration prevents it from becoming overwhelming… Learn more Size/Weight: 16″-16  1/2″ long (wearable; difficult piece to measure wearable length, it should nevertheless be quite comfortable to most of us thanks to the custom-made, matching “o” rings that were added to its back; very easy to have them removed, if you don’t need them); festoon drop at center front reaches 3  1/4″; 80.0 grams Hallmarks / Date: Los Castillo signature and “TAXCO” as well as Eagle 15 assay mark, “STERLING MADE IN...

early Taxco Mexican silver Necklace in a Danish mod foliate design

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Cross-pollination is as important in the world of jewelry design as it is in any other aspect of human civilization and the early Taxco silver necklace at hand is quite an example! Hand-wrought in Mexico in the 1940s, it betrays a strong Danish mod (or Scandinavian in general) influence and brings to mind David Andersen’s foliate jewelry. I love the heart-shaped leaves with the hand-etched veins and the tiny little beading that accents them…   Size/Weight: 18″ long (wearable; actual length is 18  1/2″) by 3/4″ wide; 57.5 grams Hallmarks / Date: simply marked “TAXCO STERLING”; mid-1940s Condition: excellent vintage with warmly glowing patina, nicely executed design and no flaws noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

impressive Mexican silver repousse pectoral Necklace in the Los Castillo style

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Signed by a still unidentified maestro who must have worked for the Los Castillo and Margot de Taxco, a stunning repousse pectoral in sterling, perfectly executed and glowing warmly with the soft patina of well-aged silver. This is a generous in weight yet very comfortable to wear example of the genre and its wearable length is such as to guarantee a perfect fit for most of us. Please note the deeply etched details, the wonderful oxidation that renders the design three-dimensional and the flawless finishing. Heirloom quality…   Size/Weight: 16  1/2″ long (wearable); pectoral part is approx. 4  3/4″ wide with a 1  5/8″ drop at center front; width at the chain is approx. 7/8″ (at its widest); 110.0 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “APA” as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO 925”, “STERLING”, “TAXCO”...