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Mexican Sterling and Turquoise Double Sided Pendants

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Pattern: see photographs
Color: silver, blue/green
Dimensions: 1-3/4" diameter, double sided/ 20-22 gr each
Manufacturer: Mexico, Sterling, Taxco
Manufacturer Date: Vintage
Quality: very good
Quantity: limited
Price: $ 30 each
Vendors Item# 40031 (Please use this number referring to this item)
Payments: PayPal, Money Order, Personal Check, Layaway
US Shipping: $3.00 first class insured
International: See shipping policy top of page

Item Description:

These Mexican sterling pendants are new "old stock" purchased years ago from the estate of a southwestern jewelry shop.  Each one measure 1-3/4" in diameter and is double sided - a different design on each side. All come with their own signed bale ready for hanging on your favorite chain or cord.  The bales are signed with initials within a circle of Mexico, Taxco Sterling and there is an eagle assay mark. These are all we have left of these beautiful pendants. Order by vendor # and brief description of the pendant you want.

A number of years ago, we purchased the entire inventory of a southwestern jewelry shop estate. Most of the items were pre-1979 and some older. Much of the stock was new still in old inventory wrappings. We have had some beautiful pieces come out of this inventory and still have more to unwrap and offer to those of you who love Mexican jewelry. The designs and styles are endless and all most of the items need is a good polish and somewhere to be displayed and worn. 

FAQ - TAXCO - As early as the 1920's, a small town located midway between Mexico City and Acapulco  became a tourist destination for items made from sterling silver.  Some makers incorporated the city name "Taxco" into their shop name. Small silver shops dotted thet village and some remain today.

Most Mexican jewelry can be date identified by the various marks required by the government. Between 1946 -1979 an eagle (quinto) was used to identify authentic sterling. Each piece had to be weighed and marked as genuine sterling by the assayer's office. In 1979 another method was devised using a two letter and number system to identify the town where the piece was made and the artists name along with a registration number for that particular artist. (TE-15 = made in Taxco by artist with E as (first or last) name and the 15th to register under the letter E.)  I suggest reading more about vintage Mexican jewelry marks and what they mean in "The Little Book Of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks" by Bille Hougart. 

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Vendor Contact Information:
Jarretts Jade Jewelry & Small Antiques
Contact: Bill or Sally
889 Sherwood Rd
Charleston, WV  25314 USA
Phone: (304) 945-9136
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