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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...

bold 50s Mexican silver Bracelet in a modernist A. Pineda design

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A really challenging piece to photograph – all those surfaces that curve and turn and face each other just won’t behave! – yet equally impressive and inventive in its design, this bracelet is based on a creation by Antonio Pineda that seems quite difficult to find. Signed by an unidentified maker in our case, it has powerful presence, the “sharpness” of the links’  pointy ends softened by the warm caramel and brown tones in the tortoise shell inlay…   Size/Weight: 6  1/2″ inner circumference (clasped; perfect for medium to smaller wrists); width 7/8″; 88.6 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials as shown as well as “TAXCO MEXICO 925” and Eagle 2 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, no flaws in the inlay, quite comfortable to wear and stupendous to look at [/learn_more SOLD...

stunning Rivera for Emma Mexican silver and alexandrite Bracelet

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Matching the necklace in the same design that is also available on my site (you actually see the demi together in one of the photos), a vintage Francisco Rivera for Emma Melendez sterling silver bracelet with color-change sapphires that are habitually referred to as alexandrites in Taxco jewelry. This must be a very rare design – in all my years of searching for vintage Mexican pieces, I have never seen it come up before. And it is one of Rivera’s masterpieces – with stunning stones, thick, perfectly patina-ed silver, immaculate finishing and so comfortable to wear, it feels like an extension of your body…   Size/Weight: 7  3/4″ long (wearable); width between 1  11/16″ in the front and just shy of 1″ at the clasp; 84.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s conjoined initials “FR” as well as “EMMA”, “STERLING...