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SOLD 1940's Mexican Amethyst Bracelet

Mexican Vintage Jewellery
1940's

Stunning square finish, domed Mexican bracelet. Handcrafted, circa 1940's, eight links of repoussé sterling silver work in a floral motif, topped with a sizeable smooth bezel set pice of amethyst. The amethyst contains inclusions as is typical of Mexican jewellery. Secure tab closure and each link is hinged so it can move freely in a curve around your wrist - spectacular vintage bracelet.

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$289.00

Item Details

Size

Wearable length 17.5cm x 1.5cm

Weight

42 Grams

Hallmark

Silver Mexico

Materials

Amethyst, Sterling Silver

Condition Report

Spectacular vintage condition. Shows mild wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste. Has a handcrafted look to it - amazing vintage bracelet.

About this Piece

Repoussé

Repoussé is a metalworking is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a raised design - the back usually flat finished.

Amethyst

Amethyst is a purple, lilac or violet variety of quartz, formed in geodes (a small gas cavity in rock lined in crystals), the presence of Iron during formation determines the depth of it's colour. Amethyst is popular in Mexican vintage jewellery and it is always used with variations and inclusions in the stone.