LOS BALLESTEROS TAXCO MEXICAN SILVER GEM BRACELET 99gms

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 28, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

LOS BALLESTEROS STERLING & OBSIDIAN BRACELET

Stunning ~ Signed & Marked ~ Excellent Vintage Condition

PAYMENT FOR THIS AUCTION MUST BE MADE WITHIN 5 DAYS FROM END OF AUCTION SO I CAN SHIP BEFORE I LEAVE FOR VACATION. I'LL BE GONE FROM JUNE 5 UNTIL JUNE 17 WITH NO INTERNET ACCESS. TREASURES WILL BE LISTING THE WEEK BEFORE I RETURN AND I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ANSWER EMAILS OR QUESTIONS UNTIL JUNE 17. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST, BIDS AND PATRONAGE!!!

DESCRIPTION: This is a STUPENDOUS sterling silver and tiger's eye bracelet that was handwrought Taxco, Mexico, after 1948, by renowned silver mastros, LOS BALLESTERO. Jalil Majul Ballesteros established LOS BALLESTEROS in Iguala in 1937. They moved to Taxco in the early 1940's and soon became one the largest and most successful silver tallers. This massive bracelet is masterfully craft ed in a bold and beautiful classical design ~ it is hinged on one side and has the clasp on the opposite side. It is made of heavy gauge sterling silver ~ t are bands of silver that border two rows of silver demi sps on top of silver circles ~ the front of the bracelet has a gorgeous golden tiger's eye cabochon that is in a raised bezel setting ~ the tiger's eye stone is amazing, when the bracelet moves, the stone has shimmering irridescent lines across the face of the stone (please see photos). The tiger's eye stone is
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