Renowned scholar on Mexican silver jewelry, Dr. Penny Morrill, has included this hard to find piece in.
Her book, Margot Van Voorhies The Art of Mexican Enamel Work. Margot de Taxco is know for creating vibrantly colored enamel sterling silver jewelry. # 5531, can be seen as an abstract butterfly, but is known in her work as the "Arabesque". Clear enameled colors of orange, yellow, turquoise, purple and black glow within their silver setting. This beautiful and very unusual piece is in excellent condition and makes a statement when worn.
Against the skin or against a solid colored top. Condition: Excellent condition with a miniscule dot of originally missing enamel on the orange band.Near the bottom of the center design and a small area of missing yellow enamel on the second link from. Dimensions of center: 2 7/8 wide; 2 1/2 long.
Dimensions of each side of chain: 7 3/4 long. Overall dimensions of closed necklace: 16. Weight: 2.2 oz or 62.3 grams. Marks: 4 stamped marks on the back including: Margot de Taxco, 5531, a circular Sterling.
Made in Mexico, and the assay mark of 16. The item "Authentic Vintage MARGOT DE TAXCO Abstract Butterfly Necklace Silver Jewelry" is in sale since Thursday, September 08, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Handcrafted, Artisan". The seller is "nicecrybaby" and is located in Tucson, Arizona.
This item can be shipped worldwide.