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Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today I’m pleased to offer you this BREATHTAKING Taxco/Mexico - Margot de Taxco - Sterling Floral Link Necklace - C. 1948-78

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Ref., The Little Book Of Mexican Silver Trade And Hallmarks New revised Edition by Bille Hougart

Margot van Voorhies (?-1985). Born in the United States, Margot married Antonio Castillo in Taxco, Mexico, where she helped her husband launch the company Los Castillo. She created many of the early designs for Los Castillo before the marriage ended in 1946. She opened her own shop, Margot de Taxco, in 1947.

Margot is known primarily for high quality work in champlevé enamel, the production of which began in 1955. Another “Margot de Taxco” shop was located in Mexico City at Juarez, Number 14, featuring “well-designed enamel inlays… also silver.”

Following a series of labor and government-imposed financial burdens the shop went bankrupt in 1977. A few of the former silversmiths at Margot were allowed to continue to use some of her molds after the shop finally closed in 1978. The silversmiths identified to date include Miguel Arias, Jeronimo Fuentes, Hilario Lopez, Jaime Quiroz and Melesio Rodriguez (MR; TR-114).

Margot’s pieces are consistently stamped with a design number 5100 through 5790 on silver, and 510- through 5922 on enamel. Eagle number 16 appears most often, but Eagle 1 shows up on a few early silver-only, items. Mark: MARGOT DE TAXCO. Eagle number: 1, 16

Inventory #: DK684MEX215

Necklace Size: L. 15.5" x W. .5"

Circa: 1948-78 - “Most Likely 1960s”

Weight: 65.9g or 2.32oz

Artist/Hallmark: Sterling Made in Mexico Margot de Taxco 5113 Eagle 16

Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,

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Item ID: DK684MEX215


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver, Size: Necklace Size: L. 15.5" x W. .5"

Taxco/Mexico – Margot de Taxco Sterling Silver Floral Link Necklace

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