Dramatic and unusual necklace by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. His architecture background is evident in the construction of this necklace in which the back is as beautiful as the front (see middle thumbnail photo).
It is made of oxidized 950 silver (higher quality than the sterling standard) and tumbaga, an ancient technique combining gold and copper.
The links are hammered with a matte finish. It measures approximately 17" long but is difficult to measure precisely b ...click for details
Absolutely stunning, unusual necklace by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. Hammered, undulating links of 950 silver (higher silver purity than sterling) have been darkened to create a very dramatic effect. Herrera's work is currently on exhibit at the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City. The necklace is 18" long; 2 1/2" at its widest.
Handmade silver and copper box links necklace interspersed with balls of rose quartz. Designed by Violante Ulrich in Mexico. Violante's father purchased the Spratling ranch after Spratling's death. She grew up surrounded by the designs and craftsman of the Mexican silver master.
The necklace measures 27" wearable length. Links are 5/16" wide.