Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a sterling silver necklace by Margot de Taxco (Margot vanVoorhies Carr) in her design style #5554 and called simply enough, "Serpent". The necklace features a sterling silver base enameled in a confetti green color. The snake scales are individually created in textured silver and filled with a melange of colored enamel. The hissing viper necklace features 26 sections of scaly splendor. The individual sections are "pinned" together with a blue/green dark enamel and the eyes are the same color. The head of the snake has a green with blue/green enamel necklace and pivots on the tail section. The closure is an enclosed box and the necklace is 16" long. The necklace is marked "Made in Mexico" + "Sterling" + "Margot de Taxco" + "5554" + the Eagle 16 mark. The name and number are worn (as shown).
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 this piece with small spots of wear consistent with age.
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