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Magnificent Beto Vtg Taxco Mexico Mexican Sterling Silver Gemstone Bracelet For Sale

Magnificent Beto Vtg Taxco Mexico Mexican Sterling Silver Gemstone Bracelet


MAGNIFICENT BETO VTG TAXCO MEXICO MEXICAN STERLING SILVER GEMSTONE BRACELET


Description

This is a RARE and EXTRAORDINARY vintage sterling silver bracelet that was hand wrought in Taxco, Mexico, before 1948, by the well documented master silver artist, BETO.Not much is known about BETO other than he was prolific and produced elegant artistic jewelry that was exceptional crafted! This exceptional bracelet is masterfully crafted in atimeless motif that has a wonderful art deco look. The bracelet consists of oval sterlinglinksthat have GORGEOUS gemstone cabochons (1" long and 5/8" wide)with four silver bead accents. Each link has a different stone: dark purple amethyst,rich sheen obsidian,amber colored jasper with natural white inclusions,gorgeous green agate with natural matrix,lavender agate with gray and russet, "crazy lace" agate in gold, tan and lavender hued white, jet black jasper with brown, anddark forest green jasper~ the stones are simply breathtaking!What makes this bracelet even MORE unique and unusual is that the stones are set in silver bezels with open backs ~ the back of the bracelet is a lovely as the front! The links are pin hinged together which gives the bracelet beautiful, uninterrupted design flow. The clasp is a tongue and box closure that works perfectly and closes with a crisp "click". The silver has acquired a rich patina that reflects the shadows created by the designs. This magnificent bracelet by BETO is extremely well made in an very unique and feminine design ~ it is bold and absolutely beautiful, sure to be NOTICED and ADMIRED! It is collector and heirloom quality, quite simply, THE BEST!!!

SIZE: Inside circumference is 7-1/4", width is 1", and weight is67.7 grams.

CONDITION: Excellent vintage condition ~ no dings or dents to the silver ~ no chips, cracks, or damage to gemstone cabochons only naturally occuring inclusions, matrix, andcolor variances~ minor surface scratches consistent with loving wear and age (and actually desirable on vintage pieces) ~ just about PERFECT used condition!

HALLMARKS: "BETO, 925, TAXCO, GRO, STERLING, HECHO EN MEXICO". BETO and this hallmark (photo B-15) are shown on page 27 in Bille Hougart's highly respected source book, The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (2006 edition).

PLEASE NOTE: For Mexican jewelry artists and designers, silver is their canvas. In their hands, craft meets creativity and silver becomes wearable art. The various techniques are like a painter’s brushstrokes ~ they make each piece unique and a timeless object of beauty. Mexican vintage silver jewelry is handwrought, and therefore, not perfect ~ each piece will have variances that indicate that the piece is hand made. Vintage pieces will show various signs of wear since they have been pre-loved ~ items are described to the best of my ability and any damage will be noted.

Please email me with any questions and check out my other sales. I try to list new treasures several times per week ~ all of my sales begin and end in five minute intervals, beginning at 9PM ET. Thanks for your interest!

''NO ACT OF KINDNESS, HOWEVER SMALL, IS EVER WASTED" ~ AESOPSee my other listings for more great items! Payment
PAYPAL PAYMENT ONLY. An email with payment details will be sent when the sale ends. Cleared payment (including e-checks) must be received within 5 days of sale end or the item will be relisted. The item will ship the day after payment is received. Please let me know when you have safely received the item by posting my response ~ I will then reciprocate. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact me. All sales to Virginia residents are subject to 5% Virginia state sales tax.

Shipping
Domestic shipping is free via USPS priority with delivery confirmation and insurance. International shipping is via USPS priority small flat rate box and the USPS has increased their prices. Shipping cost to Canada is now $19.95 and I charge $18.00 and I pay for insurance ~ shipping cost to all other countries is now $23.95 and I charge $22.00 and I pay for insurance. For more valuable international purchases, I will ship USPS first class registered and insured and I will pay for the cost overage. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING TO ITALY, PORTUGAL OR MEXICO due to losses. I am not responsible for customs delays. Treasures are shipped the day of or the day after cleared payment is received.RETURN POLICY:

Unless otherwise described, items are vintage or antique and will have associated wear ~ silver may be tarnished as I do not polish any vintage silver. Please be advised that I am not an expert or a gemologist but describe all items to the best of my ability. All sales are final unless an item is unintentionally misrepresented in which case a full refund, including shipping charges will be issued. Sorry, no refunds for buyer's remorse.

**I would appreciate a 5-star rating as judges sellers with this system. charges 20% more to sellers that don't achieve this rating. If you are unhappy for any reason, please contact me so that we can work together for a solution. Thank you for your interest, offers, and patronage!

Copyright © Hilandlass 2013. All Rights Reserved. No part of this document, including text and photographs, may be reproduced or used without written consent from the author.

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