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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1278376 (stock #12956)
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One of the nicest, early Los Castillo repousse necklaces I have seen, this piece is a pleasure to wear and to behold. Meticulously worked scrolling links with beading and scale details combine in a pectoral that is eye-catching and attractive without being overwhelmingly big. With a wearable length of 16" (might wear a little longer because of the flexibility of the central links , its pectoral part is about 5 1/4" wide and 3 1/4" tall while at the chain, the necklace is just above 1/2" wide...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1278204 (stock #12558)
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The quintessential book-piece and one of Hector Aguilar's most loved and time-defying creations the Maguey necklace at hand is wrought in almost pure, 990 silver and dates early in the maestro's career. Stunning, difficult to find and sublime, it measures 18″ long (wearable) with the central links part being 6 1/8″ long by 1 5/8″ tall (at center front) and the chain having a width of 1/2″...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1278040 (stock #12915)
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$285.00
Early Taxco sterling silver and copper repousse necklace in a design based on an original creation by Margot de Taxco. Heart-shaped links embellished with semi-spheres, beading and scroll work come together to form a veritable “mixed metals” classic...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1277697 (stock #12887)
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Stupendous - literally - Francisco Rivera for Emma bracelet in an "archeological" design, this is a cuff fit for a warrior princess! Hefty, meticulously worked and perfectly finished, it exudes confidence and represents the epitome of the "statement" bracelet. It is tapered so as to better fit the lower arm / wrist and its inner circumference at mid-height is 6 1/2" (including the 1 1/4" gap; I have a 5 3/4" wrist and I can wear it pushed 1 3/4" above the wrist bone)...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1277695 (stock #0192)
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Mexican Deco jewelry can be stupefying but this bracelet is a surprise even to the most seasoned eye. Far from fussy it nevertheless arrests your breath with its amazing width and the strong geometry of the pyramidal black glass lozenges. Perfect for medium to smaller wrists the bracelet has an actual length of approx. 7" yet a very long hook makes it wear more like a 6 1/4" by 2 1/8" wide. It weighs 76.5 grams, is simply marked "STERLING MEXICO" and in excellent vintage condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1276963 (stock #12930)
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$290.00
Vintage Taxco silver bib necklace, this is a cascade of brushed sterling beads that looks and wears fabulously. I love Mexican brushed bead jewelry - they put such a mod spin on the classic "pearl" necklace and they are so much fun to wear. Like this piece - elegant and so contemporary its neck-ring has an inner circumference of 15" (clasped) while the bib part is approx. 4 1/2" wide with a drop of 3 3/4" at center front...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1276738 (stock #12794)
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Based on a Los Castillo original, a Deco Taxco silver repousse necklace its design clearly influence by Chinese dragon motifs. Carefully hand-wrought, the necklace exhibits confident repoussage with crisp detail further enhanced by oxidation and the patina it has acquired over time. Impressive and definitely different it measures 16 1/2" long (easily made longer with an extension chain) with the mirrored dragon part being 2 3/4" wide by approx. 1 3/4" tall...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1276735 (stock #12931)
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Early Deco Flli Peruzzi, Florence silver cuff bracelet wrought in .800 silver (the sterling standard was adopted in Italy in 1934) in a classic Italian Renaissance Revival design for which the company is known. Beautifully etched and accented with beading its florals have depth and the warm patina that has developed over the years intensifies the cuff’s sense of depth and drama...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1276552 (stock #12834)
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$845.00
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One of Salvador Teran’s signature designs, the Archer makes for a dramatic, show-stopping bracelet. Mod minimalism, shadowbox construction and beautifully aged heavy gauge silver combine in the example at hand. Having a 6 1/2″ inner circumference (clasped; perfect for smaller to medium wrists) the bracelet varies in width between 1 1/2″ and 5/16″ and weighs 39.8 grams. It is signed with maker’s signature in script as shown as well as “STERLING MEXICO” and des...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1276549 (stock #12929)
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One of the best Mexican Deco by pass rings I have ever had, a masterfully made, big example wrought in 980 silver and signed by a maker known for his clamper bracelets as well. Phenomenal attention to detail and finishing and quite elaborate in its execution, this is a visually strong, early Taxco ring. Currently a sz 8.25 it is adjustable upwards. Its face is 1 11/16" by approx. 7/8" wide and the piece weighs 10.1 grams...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1275858 (stock #12910)
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Sculptural Deco Mexican silver repousse necklace and earrings set in a design created by Margot de Taxco this demi is signed by its maker yet the hallmarks are double-stamped and it’s impossible for me to read the name...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1275856 (stock #12928)
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Splendid early Deco Mexican silver repousse cuff bracelet, this is an anonymous piece yet without any doubt one of the first, most daring attempts at employing the art of repoussage to coax stunning form out silver. Powerful sense of motion, deep oxidized recesses, accent beading and generous proportions combine in a jaw-dropping piece. The cuff has a 7 1/4″ inner circumference (including the 1 3/8″ gap) and its width varies between 2 7/8″ in the front and 1 1/8″ at i...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1274601 (stock #12912)
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$295.00
Deco Mexican silver and amethyst extra wide bracelet, this piece bears the signature of Elna, a maker about whom not much is known. Elna jewelry is rare yet when they surface, they are usually stupendous examples of necklaces and bracelets - like the piece at hand. Measuring 7 1/2″ long (wearable; actual length is 8 1/2 but the clasp on this one has a very long tongue) by 2 1/4″ wide it weighs 87.2 grams. It is signed “Elna” in script as well as “MEXICO SILVER” and “HAND...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1274459 (stock #12047)
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Vintage Hector Aguilar “Six Spheres” necklace wrought in 940 silver, this is one of the maestro’s most published designs. One of those necklaces that become the backbone of a serious collection and precious heirlooms to be passed down from mother to daughter to grand-daughter. Measuring 20″ long (yet with wide links as these the extra length is needed for a better fit) by 1 3/4″ wide it weighs a generous 246.3 grams. Signed with Aguilar's initials as shown as well as “TAXCO...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1274302 (stock #12890)
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Margot de Taxco vintage Mexican silver bracelet, this is the widest version of the Hibiscus design and its matching necklace is also available in my store – you can see the demi together in the next to last photo. One of the maestra’s romantic creations this is nevertheless not your fragile, wimpy bracelet – generous links, excellent detail and meticulous finishing make for a piece that will never go unnoticed. Measuring 7 7/8″ long (wearable; actual length is 8 1/4″) by 1 1...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1274300 (stock #12918)
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Vintage Mexican silver cross pendant in emulation of Spratling’s original design this is an unsigned piece yet very well made and quite impressive in size. I have paired it with an early, hand-wrought Taxco chain and the two look great together as a necklace. The pendant is 2 3/8″ tall (not including the bail) by almost equally wide (just a hair less) and adds a 2 7/8″ drop to the chain while chain itself is 24 1/8″ long. The set weighs 39.4 grams (cross pendant alone is 3...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1273867 (stock #1011)
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$685.00
Resting on the powerful visual effect of its angularity and the contrast between oxidized and warmly glowing silver, a signed Ed Wiener cuff bracelet in a stylized wave design. This is actually a published piece (see Milton W. Brown and Blanche R. Brown, Jewelry by Ed Wiener, p. 69) and one of the best modernist cuffs I have seen. A great example of wearable art, the bracelet has an inner circumference of 6 3 /8″ (including the 1 1/8″ gap) while its width varies between 7/8″ ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1271231 (stock #12881)
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$565.00
Sleek modernism and heavy sterling combine in this Sigi Pineda bracelet which seems to be one of the maestro’s earlier creations and a hard to find piece as well. A perfect match for the necklace in the same design that is also available here (please look for listing no 1227860) it is characterized by all the features that make Sigi jewelry exceptional: perfect finishing, generous weight, a marrying of glistening silver and dark oxidation and inspired sense of design. A collector’s dream and...