A wonderful vintage Taxco Mexico Sterling Silver Link Bracelet that is originally a Fred Davis design THIS ONE IS NOT MADE BY DAVIS! I have seen these in several different sizes and with different gemstones. This version is not as wide as most I have seen. The bracelet has 10 panels, the base of each panel has 8 balls/ beads with two balls on top on either side of the amethyst gemstones. The panels are connected with a perfectly structured wire that is attached to the back and rectangle shaped thin silver links attach to the structured main wire which holds the panels together. The tongue and box clasp works well. Marked on the back. Circa 1940’s.
Marks: MEXICO. SILVER.
Measurements: just slightly over 7” wearable. 39.66mm | 1.56” widest point, 7.93mm thickest point.
Weight: 42.18 Grams.
Circa: late 1930’s - 1940’s.
Condition: excellent vintage condition a few of the rectangle shaped links have a dent here and there- does not really detract. A bit of old polish is still in a few crevices.
*NOTE: This design was originally conceived by Fred Davis. Please see the book Mexican Silver Modern Hand-Wrought Jewelry and Metal Work by Penny Chittim Morrill and Carole A. Berk, 4th Edition (Schiffer Books for Collectors) page 25, Pl II-5.