Margot De Taxco Vtg Mexican Sterling Silver Enamel Necklace & Earrings Book Set For Sale
VINTAGE MARGOT DE TAXCO MEXICAN STERLING & ENAMELNECKLACE & EARRINGS
Collector Quality~Signed & Marked~Book Set
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DESCRIPTION: This isan EXTRAORDINARYsterling silverand enamelnecklaceand screwback earring set that was hand wrought in Taxco, Mexico,after 1948, by silver maestra, MARGOT van VOORHIES CARR (?-1985) of MARGOT de TAXCO. Margot moved to Mexico City with friends from San Francisco in 1937. She was introduced to Antonio Castillo by Antonio's sister, Maria. Antonio and Margot married while Antonio was still working for William Spratling's Las Delicias. Margot would design jewelry that Antonio would produce at night ~ these pieces sold so well that Antonio left William Spratling and Las Deliciasand opened LOS CASTILLO with Margot and his brothers. Margot and Antonio divorced after about 10 yearsand Margot opened MARGOT DE TAXCO in 1948. "As the Stars are to the Night, So are Jewels to the Woman" was on her calling card ~ this statement represents Margot's dedication to designing classical and feminine art-to-wear jewelry that is elegantly timeless.Dr. Penny Morrill, well known author and one of the world's leadingauthorities on vintage Mexican silver has completed her book, Margot Van Voorhies ~ The Art of Mexican Enamelwork ~ you may purchase this"must have"collector's art bookonline or at your favorite book store.Margot deTaxco jewelry is awonderful investment and the valuewill only appreciate with time.
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SHIPPING: DOMESTIC SHIPPING IS BY USPS PRIORITY MAIL WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION AND INSURANCE (provided through a third party insurer) FOR ONLY $4.00 (POSTAGE COSTS ALONE ARE $5.15 AND I PAY FOR INSURANCE AND DELIVERY/SIGNATURE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION (which is required by PayPal on shipments of $250 or more).INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS BY USPSPRIORITY AND THE USPS JUST INCREASED THEIR PRICES ~ SHIPPING COST TO CANADA IS $19.95 AND I CHARGE $18.00 AND I PAY FOR THE INSURANCEAND SHIPPING COST ANYWHERE ELSE IS $23.95 AND I CHARGE $22.00 AND I PAY FORTHE INSURANCE.I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CUSTOMS DELAYS. Treasures are shipped the day of or the day after cleared payment is received.
PLEASE NOTE: For Mexican jewelry 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 indicatethat 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.
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Domestic shipping is by USPS Priority Mail Insured (by a third party insurer) and International shipping is by USPS First Class Registered Insured (by a third party insurer). I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CUSTOMS DELAYS. I am happy to combine shipping for multiple item purchases within a five day period.
PAYPAL PAYMENT ONLY.An email with payment details will be sent when the sale ends. Cleared payment (including e-checks)must be received within5 days of sale endor 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.
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 agemologist but describe all items to the best of my ability.On Feb-19-13 at 14:22:45 PST, seller added the following information:
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