Mexico silver necklace, bracelet and earrings set, filigree parure floral link choker, link bracelet and screw back earrings.
They are clearly marked Mexico silver on the backs of the earrings and may have been on the replaced clasps of the necklace and the bracelet. They do have the Made in Mexico stamp on them however.
“The “Mexico Silver” or Silver Made in Mexico” marks are seen on pieces from the 1920’s through mid 1940’s, their silver standard varies, but is commonly above .925 purity”. This is from the Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
.925 is sterling. The fact that they are probably purer would account for them being more pliable and delicate in nature.
I have seen the same pattern earrings and bracelet but with different markings on the backs that point to a later time period. They also look more substantial, less delicate. Perhaps it was a father/son thing or a retooling of a machine that made the flowers.
This beautiful set has been altered slightly to make repairs. The last photo shows a close up of the repairs. They are:
- In the necklace one of the petals is missing its edging and a connector thus I connected it with an original jump ring to a section of the leaf
- Two of the necklace end links and the clasp were missing so I added similar style links and a connector, these are not silver but are vintage
- A connector for the bracelet was missing for one of the links and so I put the jump ring in part of the edging
-The clasp for the bracelet was missing and I replaced it, not silver but vintage
The necklace measures 16" (40.6 cm) without the clasp, the bracelet 7 3/4" (19.7 cm) without the clasp and the flower part of the earrings has a 5/8" (1.6 cm) diameter.
This is an old and delicate set and as such has flaws, please look at photos carefully for any I may have missed. Also the set has been left in it's original patina, except for the back of one earring to be able to read the mark.
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