Vintage Miguel Melendez Sterling Silver Bracelet consists of six 1.178” long sections, each one with a different silver figure inlaid into the mosaic stones. Each of the silver inlay figures is detailed and intricate, each has several individual silver sections that together makeup each of the animals on a section. The mosaic stone is made from crushed Turquoise and other gemstones
Marks: MC (conjoined). TAXCO. Sterling. Hencho en Mexico. Eagle 2.
Measures approx. 7” (wearable) long, Each panel is approx. 29.95mm | 1.178” long, 20.5mm | .88” wide and 4mm thick (each is slightly curved).
Weighs approx. 63.5 grams.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition, there are a few tiny bits of crushed stone inlay that are missing but this really does not detract from the look as you only see this up close. Catch works well, the safety chain is also in perfect working condition.
Miguel Melendez is a collected artist of the era. For a bit more information see the book: The Little Book Of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks, by Bille Hougart, Third edition page 110 - 111.