TILO TAXCO MEXICO MEXICAN SILVER AMETHYST DECO BRACELET
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Sold Date: 06/08/2008
Channel: Online Auction
DESCRIPTION : You are bidding on an EXQUISITE sterling silver and amethyst bracelet that was handwrought in Taxco, Mexico, after 1978, by silver maestro, TILO . This bracelet is masterfully crafted in a magnificently classic design that has a wonderful art deco look. It has silver links that have luscious dark purple oval amethyst cabochons that are in raised silver bezel settings ~ these links alternate with decorative silver links that have silver demi sp accents. This piece has spectacular uninterrupted design flow! The clasp is a tongue and box closure that works perfectly and closes with a crisp 'click'. This is a classically elegant and timeless TAXCO vintage bracelet ~ it is extremely well crafted, comfortable to wear and a joy to behold ~ a must have for the serious collector of Taxco vintage silver ~ a signed and fully hallmarked TILO art2wear bracelet ~ the matching necklace and earring set is listed separately.SIZE: Inside circumference when closed is 7-3/4", width is between 1/2" and 5/8", and weight is 37 grams. CONDITION : Superior vintage condition ~ no dents/dings to silverwork ~ no chips/cracks/breaks in amethyst gemstones only naturally occuring inclusions/all stones secure in settings ~ no damage noted~ just about PERFECT! HALLMARKS : "TILO, 925, TS-45, MEXICO". TILO is shown on page 249 of Bille Hougart's highly respected source book, The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (2006 edition). SHIPPING CHARGE INCLUDES USPS PRIORITY MAIL COST, GIFT BAG, BUBBLE WRAP, PACKAGING TAPE, SHIPPING BOX, DELIVERY CONFIRMATION, AND DAILY TRIPS TO THE POST OFFICE. TREASURES ARE SHIPPED THE DAY OF OR THE DAY AFTER CLEARED PAYMENT IS RECEIVED. PLEASE NOTE: Mexican vintage si lver jewelry is handwrought, and tfore, not perfect ~ each piece will have variances that indicate that the piece is hand made. Vintage pieces will show various signs of wear since they have been pre-loved ~ items are described to the best of my ability and any damage will be noted. Please email me with any questions and check out my other auctions. I try to list new treasures several times each week ~ all of my auctions begin and end in five minute intervals, beginning at 9:00 PM EST. Thanks for your interest! I am happy to combine shipping for multiple item purchases made within a 5 day period, so the more you buy, the more you save! Payment is due within 5 days of auction end. "No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted."
~ AESOP ~ POLICIES: The posted shipping amount is for domestic only. International shipping will be more. Shipping is by USPS Priority Mail or USPS Global Priority Mail. All purchases are shipped in gift bags and securely wrapped and protected with bubble wrap. Domestic packages are shipped in a sturdy box ~ International packages are put into a gift box and shipped in a large flat rate envelope (which is not insurable/if you want it shipped insured, please contact me for price). I am happy to combine shipping for multiple item purchases within a five day period. If you win two or more items, please wait for an email from me that combines shipping before paying with Pay Pal. Insurance is optional but highly recommended. I am not responsible for items lost or damaged in the mail. Payment by Pay Pal is preferred. I also accept money orders and cashiers' checks in US funds; sorry no personal checks. International buyers must use Pay Pal only âe" no money orders . An email with payment details will be sent when the auction ends. Payment must be received within 5 days of auction end or the item will be relisted. The item will ship the day after payment is received. Please let me know when you have safely received the item by posting my feedback. Once I know that you have received the item, I will post your feedback. Unless otherwise described, items are vintage or antique and will have associated wear ~ silver may be tarnished as I do not polish any vinta...
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