All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1373070
Swallows Trail
$5,500.00
A very rare, fine vintage Mexican silver necklace by Taxco Master William Spratling. The center design element of this amazing piece is the plumed serpent ~ quetzalcoatl. Spratling imbues this design with strong energy and affect ~ all to much success. Fantastic chain that is pleasing to look at and to wear. An exceptional piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1373051 (stock #181501)
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$800.00
layaway available
Gerardo Lopez known for his ability to work beautiful repousse silver with his own creative designs. The quality of his work is outstanding and always made of silver with heft. I have also with this necklace from the original Taller. We so rarely find boxes and I am including the box that this necklace came in. The drop is 1.5in. across and 1.75in. tall and properly hallmarked as shown. 18.5in. of wearable length. The beading is granulated, tiny and each one hand made...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1373045 (stock #JJ2934)
A pair of sterling silver screw back earrings with tear drop shaped amethyst stones by Far Fan from Taxco, Mexico. Measure 1 7/8" long. Marked on the back 925 Hecho en Mexico Far Fan. Screw back close securely. The amethysts have natural occlusions. Pre Eagle. Fine Antonio Pineda design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1372969 (stock #13980/14168)
Superbly carved Piedra y Plata / Felipe Martinez sterling silver and amethyst pin / pendant, this is one of those pieces that stays in your memory for ever and makes you want to own and enjoy it for a lifetime...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372899 (stock #181301)
Signed with the old linear mark for design # 365 Los Castillo. This large 3.5in. x 3.5in, thick, silver dragon is iconic for it's detail and quality workmanship to Los Castillo collectors. The heavy open backed repousse shows a very early work. The 4th row of the hallmark says MADE IN MEXICO as you can see in the hands clearly. The patina is a natural, very dark color adding beauty to the carving on the top side of this brooch...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372897
This handmade 27" long 940 sterling silver & copper necklace was designed c. 1940-50's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). The center disc is 1 1/2" wide graduating to 1/2" at the back. Weight is 124 grams. Beautiful condition & patina. Each disc is connected to the next with a silver rivet giving the design an attractive & fluid movement. HA hallmarks read TAXCO HA 940 eagle #9. A similar necklace is pictured on p. 140 of Silver Masters of Mexico by Penny Morrill...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372873 (stock #14165)
I like to believe that in her des. 79 Victoria, aka Ana Nunez de Brilanti, was inspired by the pyramid at Chichen Itza. Whether this is the case or not, the design definitely lent itself to the creation of an equally monumental bracelet with overlay and heavily oxidized links connected by triple half-barrels that hide the hinge...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1372734 (stock #181001)
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$1,700.00
layaway available
A signed Antonio Pineda bracelet that is thick and heavy at 125 grams. A 2.5in. diameter will fit most. I find the swinging framed rectangle links to be quite fabulous alone or worn with other great finds stacked. The bracelet lays right between the one inch mark in height. The presence of this Pineda treasure will be noticed dressed up or dressed down.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1372678 (stock #14160)
A cascade of teardrop dangles attracts the eye in this magnificent festoon necklace by Los Castillo. I have had this design once again in the past and can assure you that it sits perfectly around the neck and looks effortlessly regal. The example at hand has a wearable length around 16"-16 1/2" (it is difficult to measure accurately) but I can provide a sterling extension that will add another 4" so you can adjust it, if needed...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372613 (stock #12601)
Stupendous Mexican Deco silver belt buckle in the shape of mirrored Quetzalcoatls executed in perfect repoussage and having acquired a glorious patina over the years. The anonymous maestro used silver sheet of good thickness here and the piece feels as substantial as it looks. Combine it with a nice leather belt as it was meant to be used or, you can have the two "serpents" easily turned into impressive brooches! Measuring approx...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1372586 (stock #12837)
Vintage Miguel Martinez Mexican silver cross necklace inspired by the ancient yalalag crosses worn in Mexico long before the Spanish conquest. This is a classic rendition of the design featuring a big winged heart at the pendant's center with generously sized dangles and a heavy double loop and sphere chain...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1372558 (stock #180701)
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$450.00
layaway available
This Ledesma set absolutely shines in the light with a golden hue. The coloration of all stones is black with no direct light on them. The stone work is masterful and the silver is silky to the hand. The necklace weighs 68 grams and has a wearability of 17.5in. Each piece in the drop is .75 inch long. The necklace is hallmarked appropriately as shown and is collector quality. No damage or repairs
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372458
This striking sterling silver & azurite or chrysocolla "North Star" necklace was designed & signed circa 1949 by American and Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). The pendant measures 2 1/4" X 2 1/4"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1372403 (stock #13415)
Beautifully made Enrique Ledesma modernist necklace in one of his signature designs that seamlessly combines sterling silver with golden sheen obsidian. Ledesma was one of Taxco's most accomplished lapidaries and his skill and pursuit of perfection is evident here. Classic, classy and having an inner glow that transforms it every time the light changes, the necklace has a wearable length of 17" which makes it comfortable for most of us. At its widest it is 5/8" and it weighs 53.6 grams. It is fu...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372213 (stock #M2405)
A wonderful 6 flower and turquoise link bracelet circa 1940’s Taxco Mexico. The intricate links are comprised of two large balls/ beads with a small bezel set turquoise round in the center on top. On either side are 4 prong like bits with 4 small ball/ beads each of the 4 attach to the larger balls and at the bottom of each of the 4 prong piece is a ball/ bead that connects to a sivelr stip on the bottom of each link, that then connects to an O’ring which holds the links together to from thi...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1372199 (stock #M2307)
AllyOOp Gallery
$110.00
Another example of stunning Abalone; this vintage Mexican sterling silver necklace with Abalone shell again shows that the hand-picking of materials used by the more exacting artist of the time, in this case really highlights why this shell was often used. 21 slightly concave links of sterling silver with Abalone bezel set on the top of each. The links are connected with small thin rectangle silver pieces that are all solid and show no seams as each is handmade. Signed on the back of one of the ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1372133 (stock #0192)
Geometry at its most stunning is what we get in this early Mexican Deco silver bracelet that combines sterling and carved thick black onyx panels. It clasps in the front giving center-stage to the three continuous onyx links and forms a dramatic "v" that catches the eye and screams Art Deco with significant Machine Age undertones. One of the most stunning anonynous early beauties from Mexico I have ever encountered, the bracelet measures approx. 6 3/4" long (it is supposed to be worn snug aroun...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1372061 (stock #172912)
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$3,800.00
layaway available
We are offering a signed Matl necklace in a mid sized presence of a drop measuring 3 inches long with dangles and 2.5 in. across not counting the lead in links. The wearable length is 18in. The clasp is ornate with turquoise cabochons. The coral has an orange hue with barrel cuts. The turquoise on the drop is both cabochons and barrel cuts. The center stone is clear as many of Matilde Poulats stones in her beginnings of her shop were gem quality. Very early beginnings hallmark with a 980 mark. R...