Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering an interesting Margot de Taxco (Margot vanVoorhies Carr) enamel bracelet and earrings demi-parure set in the "Modern Dots" style circa 1955. The bracelet features 8 trapezoid shaped plaques hinged together in a link style bracelet. The trapezoid plaques have silver "dots" which are the sterling silver raised above the white enamel background creating a three dimensional effect. Each of the bracelet plaques are 1" tall (maximum) and the bracelet is 7-1/4" round. This piece features a box clasp and a safety chain. The bracelet is marked "Margot de Taxco" + "Made in Mexico" + "Sterling" + "5586" + the Eagle 16 mark. It weighs weighs 75.4 grams. The earrings feature 1 plaque each which is 1" tall (maximum) hanging from a half round silver ball. The earrings are screw back. One earring is marked "Margot de Taxco" + "5586" and the other earring is marked "Made in Mexico" + "Sterling" + the Eagle 16 mark. Both pieces weighs 19.1 grams. The total gram weight of the set is 94.5 grams.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling".
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 her creations.