SO many Taxco charm bracelets are tourist made, light little detail in the charms etc. This, however, is a great example of a great firm. A bullfight themed 9 charm sterling silver bracelet by Plateria FARFAN. The 9 charms are very detailed and solid. This vintage Taxco Mexico charm bracelet has alternating; silver ball, silver bar-link that holds 1 charm. The tongue and groove clasp is slightly concave, the opening is well you will have to see it... up close... it is a work of art in itself. Signed.
Marks: STERLING. FARFAN. Hecho en Mexico DF. 925.
Measures: 7.5 - 7.75” wearable. Balls are approx. 12mm round. Weight: 52.77 Grams.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition, no defects just very minor normal surface scratches, clasp works well.
About Plateria FARFAN via The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (third edition) by Bille Hougart page 105.
A Silver Manufacturer located in Mexico City. In a full-page advertisement in 1971, the company proposed that "Mexico is the world's top gold and silver jewelry maker and Farfan, S.A. is Mexico's leading gold and silver jewelry maker. The address was listed as 97 Tamagno St., Colonia Peralvillo. Mark: FARFAN; PLATERIA FARFAN. Eagle number: 1, 3.
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