ADAN ALVARADO VNTG TAXCO MEXICAN SILVER ONYX NECKLACE

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 04, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

ADAN ALAVARADO VINTAGE TAXCO SILVER & ONYX NECKLACE

Book Piece ~ Ledesma Design ~ Signed & Marked ~ Collectible!

I WILL BE ON VACATION WITH NO INTERNET ACCESS FROM SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 UNTIL MONDAY, AUGUST 16. NEW TREASURES WILL BE LISTING WHILE I’M AWAY SO PLEASE KEEP WATCHING! ANY QUESTIONS/EMAILS WILL BE ANSWERED PROMPTLY WHEN I RETURN. WISHING YOU AND YOURS A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER!!!

DESCRIPTION: This is a FABULOUS sterling silver and black onyx necklace that was hand wrought in Taxco, Mexico, after 1978, by master silver artisan, ADAN ALVARADO. In addition to making his own pieces, ADAN ALVARADO also made jewelry for Rancho Alegre. The design of this necklace was originated by renowned silver maestro, Enrique Ledesma ~ the identical necklace is shown on page 184, photo plate XVII-7, in the must-have book, MEXICAN SILVER , by Penny Morrill and Carole Berk. This necklace is masterfully crafted in a sleek, modernist design that has a great art deco look! It consists of sculptural sterling links ~ the bottom 2/3's of the links are inlaid with thick slabs of rich, jet black onyx. The links are connected at the top with soldered silver jump rings which allows the necklace to lay gracefully when worn. The clasp is a tongue and box closure that works perfectly and closes with a crisp 'click'. This is an extremely well made necklace that is made in a
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