Vintage Enrique Ledesma Taxco Sterling and Stone Necklace


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Vintage from the 1950s


sterling silver, stone

This necklace exemplifies the skill of fine silverwork with lapidary work. Enrique Ledesma's careers included painting, sculpture and silverwork. He worked for Spratling, Los Castillo and Aguilar. Later, when he had his own workshop, it was considered to be one of the best in Taxco in the 50's. This necklace is composed of azurmalachite stones that are cut and placed to follow the shape of each silver section. The box catch closes securely.

Marks: Ledesma with the extended "L" underscoring the name, Plateria Cortes, Hecho en Mexico, 925, 268 and Eagle 3.

Measurement: Designed to curve around the neck, approximately 14-1/4" long. Width 1/2 inch.

Condition: Very good, last photo shows a small crack and a small pit. Stones secure in place. Priced accordingly.

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