Markings : Mexico and unidentifiable maker's mark under the setting. Gram Weight: 12.8 Grams. Main Stone Measurements/Color : 1" long by 0.6" wide, Silvery opalescent with black, pink, green, blue, and purple hues. Stone Treatment : The stone appears to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure.Item Measurements: The bracelet has an inside circumference of 6.75", including a wrist gap of 1.25". The cuff tapers from 1.1" to 0.2" wide. This cuff has a wrist gap, and is designed to slip over the wrist at the opening. This gorgeous Southwest Sterling Silver bracelet was handmade by a talented Mexican Taxco silversmith during the 1960s! It features a stunningly iridescent Abalone oval inlaid in the center, which glows with pink, blue, green, and purple tones, with oil-spill black rings.
The Abalone is inlaid in a Sterling Silver bezel and surrounded by a rope twist ring. The cuff itself features a split cuff that tapers from a wide central section down to thinner ends. The cuff features a slightly oblong shape for a more natural fit on the wrist. This listing is for the item only.This beautiful piece was made by a very talented Mexican Taxco silversmith. It features hand crafted silversmith work throughout. Taxco is the location of many silver mines that have been around since the time of conquistadors. During the 1920's Taxco artisans banded together to start creating silver jewelry, since then Taxco jewelry has been considered among some of the finest craftsmanship in silver jewelry in the world. Abalone Shell is a type of Mollusk shell that has a beautiful opalescent hue.
It has been harvested to use in jewelry since the times of the Greeks and Romans. Please take this into consideration before. The item "Antique Vintage Native Sterling Silver Mexican Taxco Abalone Split Cuff Bracelet" is in sale since Saturday, December 9, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.This item can be shipped worldwide.