ID Mexican Silversmith

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goldbill
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ID Mexican Silversmith

Postby goldbill » Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:31 am

Seeking any info on this necklace. My grandmother aquired it during the WWII era, Arizona/New Mexico border area. Black Onyx and Silver? Image Image

goldbill
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Re: ID Mexican Silversmith

Postby goldbill » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:54 pm

After looking at a gazzilion marks, can anyone tell me if this could be the mark of Jose Marmolejos? Is the time period correct? If so can some one share his Bio. with me.
Regards, William.

ValkyrieVixen
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Re: ID Mexican Silversmith

Postby ValkyrieVixen » Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:57 pm

The piece is from Mexico City, as shown by the DF mark, Marmolejos worked out of Taxco. It's also an extremely common tourist design, not likely done by a known artisan.

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Re: ID Mexican Silversmith

Postby goldbill » Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:28 am

Thank you for the info.
William.


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