Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a Margot de Taxco (Margot vanVoorhies Carr) necklace in her iconic "AM PM" design circa 1955. The design number is #5201. The necklace features 12 solid plaques for each hour of the day in raised Roman numerals in block numbers over an oxidized surface. The plaques are separated by a round bead. Each of the numbers is strung together with both ends of the plaques having ball and spacer beads. The numbers hang freely. The number plaques are different sizes based on the size of the numerals. The necklace is 15" to 15-1/2" long. The closure is a square open box style or a push button style. The piece is marked "Margot de Taxco" + "Made in Mexico" + "Sterling" + "5201" + the early Eagle 16 mark. It weighs weighs 65.2 grams.

Margot van Voorhies Carr, known as Margot de Taxco , was originally from San Francisco and moved to Taxco Mexico in the 1930's. She was married for a time to Antonio Castillo who was a partner in Los Castillo, a prominent silver manufacturer. She did a number of their designs in the late 30's and early 40's. Los Castillo continued to use her designs for a number of years. When she left the marriage and started her own jewelry production, she began with many of her basic Los Castillo designs and modified them to her own tastes. Some of Margot's early pieces and Los Castillo designs overlap. Later, her designs became key to her unique style and featured many enamel pieces.

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. This piece has age appropriate tarnish.

Black, Silver
Arts and Crafts, Mid-Century, Modernist
Silver, Sterling Silver, Mexican Silver
Estate, Fine, Signed
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Awesome Margot de Taxco "AM PM" Necklace #5201 c. 1955


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