PHENOMENAL VTG TAXCO MEXICO MEXICAN STERLING SILVER AZURMALACHITE NECKLACE

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 19, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

FABULOUS VTG TAXCO STERLING SILVER & AZURMALACHITE NECKLACE

Elegant Modernist Mofif ~ Signed & Marked ~ Unique Art-to-Wear!

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DESCRIPTION: This is a STUPENDOUS vintage sterling silver necklace that was hand wrought in Taxco, Mexico, after 1948, by a well documented master silver artist who signed their pieces "RJA". This exceptional necklace is masterfully crafted in a unique, artistic modernist motif that has a great art deco look. The necklace is made of heavy gauge sterling silver and is a collar style necklace. The front of the necklace has the most amazing triangular shaped azurmalachite stone that is bezel set in silver and is hinged to the necklace so that the stone pivots (please see close-up photo) ~ a most unusual setting! The azurmalachite stone is 1-1/4" long and just over 3/4" wide and has a gorgeous melange of greens, blues, silvery gray and russet brown ~ really spectacular! . The silver has acquired a wonderful, soft patina that reflects the shadows created by the depth of the designs. 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 simple hook
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