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Salvador Teran Mexican silver Taxco Necklace ~ modernist Noblemen design no 132

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Out of Salvador Teran’s masterful shadowbox line, a figural necklace that does not come up often featuring layered portraits of an ancient nobleman / warrior in its centerpiece. Steeped in Mexico’s history albeit through Salvador’s modernist gaze, the necklace is a piece of wearable art with its medallion leaning slightly forward as you have it on to allow for maximum visual impact. The matching earrings are also available…   Size/Weight: 15 1/2″ long (wearable; it probably wears a little bigger due to the way the central link sits but it’s very difficult to measure with accuracy); “noblemen” link is 2 1/8″ wide by 1 1/4″ tall; width at the chain 1/2″; 61.8 grams Hallmarks / Date: Salvador’s signature in cursive as well as “STERLING MEXICO”, Eagle assay mark (partially hidden by construction as is...

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...