This early Taxco bracelet exemplifies pre-Columbian motifs in three dimensional splendor. This same bracelet design was also crafted by the famed silversmith Navarrete who crafted the first silver jewelry for William Spratling. This bracelet is iconic early Taxco design at it's best!
Bracelet has a wearable length of 7 inches and is 1 inch wide. Weight is substantial 3.38 ounces or 97 grams. Markings are "980". The bracelet is composed of fine .980 silver or 98% pure silver. This exceeds the silver content of sterling silver which is 92.5%. The bracelet has a pin catch which was used on the very earliest silver jewelry from Taxco in the 1930's. The hallmark also pre dates 1948 when the Eagle marking system went into effect in Mexico. The bracelet has one dimple on the ball next to the catch which can be seen in view #2.
Personal check, money order, VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted. Please contact Carmen Armstrong at 832-563-3192 or E Mail: Carmen@platadelcarmen.com
to place an order.