Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today I’m pleased to offer you this GORGEOUS Mexican/Taxco, Los Ballesteros - Sterling Silver Necklace, Bracelet and Earring Set. This beautiful Jewelry set is completely handmade. Starting off with the necklace having 15 links made up of silver drops and bent wire, measuring 14 inches. There are two extra links that you can have attached to extend the necklace by 2”. The bracelet has 8 links measuring 7.5 inches and the earrings measure 1 5/16” x W. ¾”. The Los Ballesteros hallmark is on the back of the necklace, bracelet & earrings. This set was made between 1937-42, which makes it at least 75 years old.
You can dress it up for that special occasion or it’s great with just a par of jeans…
A Wonderful Addition To Anyone’s Collection…
Ref., The Little Book Of Mexican Silver Trade And Hallmarks
New revised edition by Bille Hougart
Pg. 91 – Los Ballesteros. Talleres de Los Ballesteros was established in the family’s home tone of Iguala in 1937 by Jalil Majul Ballesteros. The family business moved to Taxco 1941 and grew to be a large and successful manufacturer and retailer. Most of the items marked Los Ballesteros are made by independent silversmiths operating off-site.
The famous focal point of the Ballesteros hallmark, a large letter “B” became more elaborate over time. Los Ballesteros pieces are often stamped with a inventory or a design number. Some early items are marked Iguala. Marks: TALLER DE LOS BALLESTEROS; B (stylized). Eagle number: 12, 13, 17, 20, 42, 47. Registration number: MM-34
Inventory #: 499MEX260
Necklace Size: L. 14.0" x W. 1 5/16"
Bracelet Size: L. 7.5" X W. 1 5/16”
Earrings Size: L. 1 5/16” x W. ¾”
Weight: 121.3g or 3.91ozt
Artist/Hallmark: Los Ballesteros/ Talleres De Los Ballesteros TAXCO GRO MEXICO STERLING
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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