Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a sterling silver link bracelet by Horacio de la Parra c. 1955. This piece features bezel set, round, cabochon cut green onyx or chalcedony mounted in a hollow spherical disc. The 6 individual plaques are 1-1/16" round. They have round, rectangular links tying them together. The clasp is a simple hook style. The bracelet is 7-1/2". It weighs 39.6 grams. The back is marked "Parra" (in script) + the Eagle 34 mark.
Horacio de la Parra was one of the founders of the firm Conquistador in 1946 and Plateria Azteca both of whom produced items for William Spratling and Hector Aguilar, as well as other designers. De la Parra produced jewelry under his own name.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling".
Please note that vintage jewelry has been pre-owned, worn, and loved by its owner. The charm and beauty of vintage silver jewelry comes from the unique variations and characteristics inherent in hand-wrought silver. You may be able to see the artisan's tool marks. It is not new and perfect, nor should it be.
Lively Horacio de la Parra Bracelet c. 1955