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Mexican Deco silver and enamel Necklace in a Margot de Taxco design

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Possibly a Miguel Arias piece this vintage Mexican sterling silver and blue enamel necklace is obviously based on a Margot de Taxco design and exhibits craftsmanship of the highest quality. Its shield-shaped links combine champleve and confetti enamel in colors that are perfect for the summer…   Size/Weight: 15  7/8″ long (wearable); shield links part is 7  1/2″ long by just shy of 1″ wide; 45.9 grams Hallmarks / Date: “STERLING MEXICO” and des. no 5413; I am not sure if the combination “CHO” is meant to be part of “HECHO” or simply maker’s initials; if the latter is the case, then I would suggest this might be a Miguel Arias necklace; pre-1948 Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, gorgeous colors in the enamel and no flaws noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Carmen Beckmann Mexican silver modernist Necklace ~ Spratling style DNA design

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Vintage Carmen Beckmann Mexican sterling silver necklace, this piece is based on Spratling’s modernist DNA design. One of the few accomplished female designers within the field of Taxco jewelry that we know about, Beckmann worked in the 1960s and 1970s in San Miguel de Allende creating pieces in a wide range of styles and some of her designs are truly exceptional. Generously long and hence comfortable for most of us, the necklace at hand features a woven chain made of thick sterling wire and perfectly shaped spheres. And the best part? It can easily be adjusted so you can enjoy it as a choker or take advantage of its full matinee length…   Size/Weight: 23  1/4″ long by approx. 5/8″ wide; 141.4 grams Hallmarks / Date: Beckmann’s signature as shown as well as “STERLING” and “MEXICO”; 1960s-70s Condition: excellent vintage, quite...

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...

classic Margot de Taxco Mexican silver Necklace ~ des no 5337 Curling line

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Published in Penny Morrill’s latest book on Margot de Taxco’s enamel work, the so called “Curling Lines” necklace is one of her most loved designs and definitely a piece that epitomizes her understanding of femininity and elegance. Deeply sculpted repousse links that bring to mind feathers dotted with perfect silver beads, lead to a gorgeous central piece where the silver twists and twirls like waves in the sea. Craftsmanship of the highest level, attention to detail and perfect finishing are all present here – as is always the case with Margot jewelry. A stunning necklace, impervious to fashion whims – isn’t that what makes a classic?   Size/Weight: 15  1/2″ long (wearable; possibly even 15  3/4″ due to the curve in the central link); 3/8″ wide at the chain; central link is 2  7/8″ wide with a total drop of approx....