Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a sterling silver brooch by Margot de Taxco (Margot vanVoorhies Carr) in her design style #5384 and called, "Leaf Scroll". The brooch features a sterling silver base enameled in a dark blue confetti color. This is a specialty of Margot's enamaling style using flecks of various colors to create a unique color. The swirling pattern of this brooch has an interior curl of silver for contract. It is 1-1/2" tall X 1-3/8" wide (maximum dimensions). The closure is a secure and heavy safety clasp. The piece weighs 12.2 grams. The brooch is marked "Made in Mexico" + "Sterling" + "Margot de Taxco" + "5384" + the Eagle 16 bell style mark.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling". There is a wonderful aged patina on the item.
When you own vintage handmade jewelry, you wear a design that is unique and represents the artist's vision. It is made by a skilled craftsman and can have features which are only found in this piece. The jewelry may exhibit the marks of the craftsman. It will not be perfect. The jewelry will show age appropriate tarnish, unless we state otherwise.
Due to the various enamels and techniques used, there may be wear or discoloration of the enamel in spots. There may be surface scratches on the item. We will note any actual loss of enamel. This piece features Margot de Taxco enameling techniques which will show varying depths of colors that is part of the beauty of this piece with small spots of wear consistent with age.
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