Description - This is a beautiful vintage Margot De Taxco sterling silver enamel necklace, bracelet and earrings set. It is masterfully crafted in a classically elegant motif that has a wonderful art nouveau look. The white enamel is accented by a lovely mosaic blue/turquoise pattern.
It is numbered #5542 and is called "Greek Key". It is shown on page 136 in Penny Morrill's book, Margot Van Voorhies The Art of Mexican Enamelwork. In fact, the whole set is the same color as shown in the book. This would be an excellent addition to your silver collection.
Size - The necklace is 14 1/2" long by 7/8" wide. Weight is approximately 102 grams. The bracelet is 7 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. The weight is approximately 54 grams.
The earrings are 7/8" long and 3/4" wide. Weight is approximately 9 grams. The whole set weighs approximately 166 grams.Condition - No dents in the silver. Minor scratches in the silver and are actually desired in vintage sterling silver. There are a few flaws in the mosaic on the necklace and bracelet that are only visible up close and hardly visible when wearing. (see photos) The earrings are in perfect condition.
The clasps on the necklace and bracelet work perfectly. The bracelet has a working safety chain. The screw backs on the earrings work perfectly. Hallmarked - It is fully hallmarked. "Margot de Taxco", "5542", an Eagle 16 assay mark.Also made in Mexico, Sterling. Note, the book says "Greek Key" is #5442 but this is definitely marked #5542 and it is the Greek Key design. The item "Vintage Margot de Taxco Mexican Silver Enamel Set, Book Piece, Beautiful Gift" is in sale since Monday, November 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "bestbudsbuys" and is located in Reading, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.