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Fred Davis Sterling and Amethyst Necklace

Fred Davis Sterling and Amethyst Necklace


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950: Item # 1423298
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This silver and amethyst circles necklace by Fred Davis is one of his iconic designs. What makes this example stand out is the exceptional size. It is much larger than the standard. Each round disc is 1 1/2 inches in diameter making for a very dramatic and imposing necklace. It is 23 1/2 inches in length. The necklace was made in the 1940's. The work of Fred Davis is included in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and has been written about extensively by scholar Penny Morrill in her books about Mexican silver. While not an exact match, this necklace is very compatible with bracelet #1404090.
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