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Taxco / Mexican Vintage Jewelry

FD006 Vintage Fred Davis sterling silver and amethyst quartz “Chevron” necklace and bracelet, (pre-‘eagle’) circa-1930s to 1948
Origin: Mexico City, Mexico
Dimensions:
     Necklace – approx. 16" x 1"; 97.9 gm
     Bracelet – 7" x approx. 1.18"; 52.4 gm
Condition: Excellent with professionally made repairs. Previous longtime owner removed 2 links from necklace and one from the bracelet. Original links were kept with the set and have been re-attached. Insertion tab of bracelet clasp has very old repair where tab is now gold of unknown karat content. The depression tab and complementing side adornment of the bracelet’s amethyst stone have been re-created.
Provenance: Private Collection
Price: $5,000.00 (Price reflects condition as stated above.)

Fred Davis' luxe Art Deco Chevron design is the stuff of legends, set here with eye-popping amethyst cabochons. One stone forms part of the clasp on the sleek bracelet; another, bracketed by sterling scrolls echoing the motif on the bracelet's clasp, serves as the necklace's stunning focal point. Quintessential Mexican amethyst quartz gems carry streaked and swirling cloudlike inclusions glimmering with subtle mystery against deep royal purple. This set's heroic proportions, classic elegance and lavishly sized gemstones cast a mythic, Helen of Troy aura on the wearer. Highly sought by serious collectors, this legendary design will launch gasps from a thousand lips!

 


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Taxco / Mexican Vintage Jewelry
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Taxco / Mexican Vintage Jewelry
Taxco / Mexican Vintage Jewelry
Taxco / Mexican Vintage Jewelry

 

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