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Maricela Mexican silver hibiscus Necklace ~ Isidro Pina Taxco floral design

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Exhibiting the superlative craftsmanship and attention to detail maestro Isidro Garcia Pina’s jewelry is known and collected for, a vintage Maricela Mexican silver necklace whose floral links remind me of hibiscus blossoms. Pina is associated with Taxco naturalism and his rendition of flowers and foliage is en par with similar Scandinavian pieces. I love the fleshiness of the links, the way the petals curl and the deep chasing for the veins that makes them look almost true to life…   Size/Weight: 16  3/4″ long (wearable; once clasped, it becomes a little roomier at 17  1/4″) by 1  1/8″ wide; 67.2 grams Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed with the line’s name as well as “STERLING” and “925 Tasco”; possibly a badly stamped Eagle mark there as well but too difficult to tell; 1940s-50s Condition: excellent...

stunning A. Porkayo Mexican silver armadillo Necklace Earrings set ~ Hector Aguilar design

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Signed by A. Porkayo a nicely made Mexican silver necklace and earrings set in Hector Aguilar’s “armadillo” design. A listed maestro, Porkayo has really outdone himself with this demi. Great patina that seems to be original and oxidation (you can always buff it a little bit but I did not want to touch it!) bring out the set’s curvaceous beauty. This is a substantial duo with the necklace generously heavy and at a comfortable for most 17″ long, it boasts a careful riveted construction with graduated links. The matching earrings are an added bonus since they are not so easy to find. A gorgeous set worthy of the best collection…   Size/Weight: 17″ long (wearable) with a width varying between 1  3/8″ and 7/8″ for the necklace; earrings are 1  1/8″ tall by 7/8″ wide; 126.2 grams (for the set; necklace alone is 116.6...

rare Gerardo Lopez Mexican silver Cuff Bracelet ~ Taxco Arts and Crafts with azur malachite

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An imaginative Taxco maestro whose jewelry is steadily growing in appreciation among collectors in the last few years, Gerardo Lopez is known for his repousse pectorals and clampers. Yet to find a cuff bracelet bearing his signature is a rare occurrence and I am thrilled to be presenting here this stunning hand-hammered example. Having a distinct Arts-and-Crafts quality, the cuff is wide and adorned with teardrop bezel-set azur malachite stones separated by voluminous “dimpled dot” appliques. Craftsmanship of the highest caliber, attention to the minutest detail and wonderful patina combine with the rarity of this piece to elevate it to the dedicated Lopez and Taxco collector’s level… Learn more Size/Weight: inner circumference of 6  7/8″ (including the 1  1/16″ gap; if you need to adjust a little, please take it to your jeweler so as not to damage...

vintage Prosa Mexican silver and amethyst Bracelet ~ wide and heavy

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Superlative Prosa silver and amethyst bracelet, this is a Mexican treasure by a maker who was not as prolific yet seems to have had moments of absolute brilliance during their work years. The piece at hand speaks by itself – just take a look at the beautifully handcrafted, slightly slanted sterling links! This is thick silver with deep hand-chased details and amazing patina. And the amethyst cabochons, saturated and full of interesting inclusions, are to die for…   Size/Weight: 7  1/4″ long (wearable; actual length is 7  7/8″) by 1  7/8″ wide; 87.0 grams Hallmarks / Date: taller’s name as shown as well as des. no 7130 and Eagle 5 assay mark; 1950s Condition: excellent vintage with stunning presence, amazing detail and fantastic patina; no flaws in the stones and with the added security of a safety chain   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us...