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Antonio Pineda Taxco 970 Silver Vintage Onyx Cabochon Ring Size 8 Mexico Mexican For Sale
ANTONIO PINEDA TAXCO 970 SILVER VINTAGE ONYX CABOCHON RING SIZE 8 MEXICO MEXICAN
Circa mid-century, this is an exquisite hand-wrought onyx ring produced by Antonio Pineda.
The onyx oval cabochon was hand cut and polished to a high sheen, and sits atop the 970 silver setting with the four prongs part and parcel of the design. It's quite a regal look, elegant and classy.
Measures 3/4" x 5/8" on top, with a depth of 7/16". Size is just over 8. I believe it was sized at some point, but very well done and difficult to see.
Weighs 7.1 grams.
Signed and hallmarked with the Antonio crown, and "970". I've taken lots of macro shots. The hallmarks are quite small, but certainly clear enough.
In excellent vintage condition, with no issues that I can see.
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Please note that vintage jewelry has been pre-owned, worn, and loved by it's previous owner. Much of the charm and beauty of vintage Mexican jewelry comes from the unique variations and characteristics inherent in hand-wrought silver. At times you may be able to see the artisan's tool marks - such is the nature of hand-made jewelry. It's not new and perfect, nor should it be. Vintage silver items may also show age appropriate tarnish. I do notclean the pieces I offer, as collectors and connoisseurs of vintage silver jewelry do not want their valuable pieces stripped of the patina which has taken many years to acquire and is actually quite desirable. I take numerous photos, many with a macro-lens, to show the fine details of each piece, so please take a close look and consider them as part of the description. Don't assume anything if it's not in my description.
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