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Vintage Jewellery, Navajo and Mexican Silver

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SOLD Mexican 1940's - 1950's Green Onyx Mask Ring

Mexican Vintage Jewellery

Spectacular hand carved Mexican vintage ring. Made in Guadalahara, circa 1940's - 1950's this green stone (either dyed onyx, calcite or agate) is beautifully carved in the pre-columbian Aztec mask. Set in sterling silver with a decorative ball border and a smooth bezel, the band is a split shank - there are some matching necklaces and bracelets in store with the unique and amazing design. this is such amazing statement jewellery.

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Item Details


Setting: 1.7cm x 2.7cm. Band: Internal circumference is 55mm = US 7.5 and AU 0.


6 Grams


A crown, Plata 925, Guad, Mex.


Green Onyx, 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 ring.

About this Piece

Sterling Silver

Sterling is an alloy of silver containing at least 92.5% pure silver (925 parts of 1000 thus the 925 stamp), the remainder is made up of a mix of metals (most commonly copper) used to make the metal workable. Pure silver is generally considered too soft to work with, although you can find silver jewellery at 950 or 980, even the occasional 99.9% fine silver, which can be work-hardened to increase durability.

Green Onyx

A popular green stone, often carved and used in vintage Mexican jewellery, sometimes referred to as 'Mexican Jade' or 'Green Onyx'. A few different stones were popular with Mexican artisans, sometimes a dyed calcite, agate, chrysoprase or onyx.