vintage Los Castillo Mexican silver Necklace ~ festoon with teardrop dangles

on Feb 1, 2016 in archived


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…

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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 MEXICO” and des. no 649; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage, classically elegant yet visually strong, with great patina and no flaws noted.

SOLD – Thank you!

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