Carmen Beckmann

b. 20th century, Mexican

A group of Mexican silver jewelry, circa 1960-1980; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Each stamped: Beckmann / Sterling / Mexico
Comprising a mixed metal overlay three-panel bracelet, each panel with a stylized copper mask and set turquoise accent (6.5" inner C x 1.125" H), an abstract silver overlay round brooch (2" Dia.), an elaborate silver star pendant with central dome and eight amethyst cabochons (2.125" Dia.), and a narrow silver bangle with amethyst charm (7.75" inner C; charm: 1" Dia.), 4 pieces

127.9 grams gross

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Literature: Two designs illustrated: Penny C. Morrill and Carole A. Berk, "Mexican Silver: Modern Hand-Wrought Jewelry & Metalwork" 4th Edition (Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 2007), 233, Pl. XXV-10 and 234, Pl. XXV-11.
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with light tarnishing and scratches commensurate with age and use. Stones with scattered light abrasions. Tiny chip to one turquoise stone. The amethysts with eye-visible inclusions and surface-reaching fractures. A couple of minor dents to bangle. Chain guard of bracelet lacking attachment ring on one side.

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October 25, 2022 4:00 PM PDT
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