VINTAGE TAXCO MEXICO MEXICAN SILVER CUFF BRACELET WOW!
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DESCRIPTION : This is a STUPENDOUS silver cuff bracelet that was handwrought in Taxco, Mexico, circa 1930's to early 1940's. It is masterfully crafted in an organic motif with an art nouveau flair ~ the repousse silverwork is extraordinary with flowing leaf designs, curling vines and silver bead accents ~ the silver is oxidized which highlights the designs beautifully. This type of cuff is referred to as a clamper cuff ~ it is a hinged design and the hinge is tight and functions perfectly. This is a classically elegant and timeless vintage bracelet ~ it is extremely well made and is a very collectible, signed Taxco silver cuff. A must have for the new or seasoned collector! SIZE: Inside circumference when closed is 6-3/8" but will fit larger due to design, width in front is 4", width in back is 7/8", and weight is 57 grams. CONDITION : Superior vintage condition ~ no dings/dents to repousse silverwork which is amazing for a piece that is almost 70 years old ~ no damage noted ~ just about PERFECT! HALLMARKS : "ES, HECHO EN TAXCO, 925, MEXICO STERLING". Silversmith "ES" is shown on page 218 of Bille Hougart's highly respected source book, The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (2006 edition). T is no eagle assay mark associated with silversmith "ES" indicating that jewelry made by this ... read more