Vintage Alicia de la Paz Ortiz Cuevas Malachite Bracelet
This gorgeous, unique, vintage bracelet was made in the silver city of Taxco, Mexico by Alicia de la Paz Ortiz Cuevas.
Alicia de la Paz is a silversmith from Taxco, Guerrero,Mexico, that began her career in the 1980s. In the 1990s, a tragic automobile accident left Alicia partially paralyzed and her husband, Antonio lost use of one arm. An economic recession also swept over the country, leaving many customers with unpaid bills. Although these tough times affected business negatively, she and Antonio were able to eventually recover and continue working. Her early work was done in .950 silver while her contemporary pieces are done in .925 sterling silver.
Comfortably fits a 7" wrist.
Signed & hallmarked, "TD-96 Mexico 950".
It has 5 curved / scalloped stations, each inlaid with 3 polished malachite tablets.
The bracelet contains a total of fifteen (15) polished malachite tablets. The malachite displays very attractive green banding.
The bracelet is fastened by a tongue and groove box clasp that snaps closed, locking into place.
Gross weight of the bracelet is 60.6 grams.