Luxury Design, Past & Present
This exquisite, exceptionally rare bracelet was designed & signed c. 1943 to 1948 by noted Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar. Each of the 14 panels measure 1 5/8" across & are accented with a tear drop shaped chrysocolla (crizacola) stone. Weighing 159 grams the bracelet has a wearable length of 6 3/4", a hook & eye closure & safety chain. In beautiful condition with an excellent patina the bracelet is hallmarked HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO. This design, with amethyst is pictured on page 10 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO by Penny Morrill. A necklace with onyx tear drop stones in this design is included in the permanent 20th century Mexican silver collection at LACMA.