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Vintage Mexican Yalalag Cross

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    Posted 5 years ago

    freiheit
    (1222 items)

    This is my latest addition to my growing collection of Mexican jewelry. It has the old eagle mark on the back. The cross is well made but the "amethyst" seems to be made of glass or plastic.

    It has also a lovely chain.

    I have not cleaned it because I think it looks just great the way it is.

    Thanks for looking:)

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      That is gorgeous! It would be unusual for Taxco jewelry to contain synthetic stones.

      https://www.rubylane.com/item/192576-2868/Vintage-Yalalag-Cross-Tax78co-925-Silver
    2. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Unusual yes, but not unheard of: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/184089-vintage-mexican-brooch-with-eagle-mark
      Thanks so much for your comment, Efesgirl:)
    3. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Many thanks, JImam and kyratango:)
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      If the stone does not absorb your body heat, then it's real. Also, a genuine stone will have inclusions/imperfections which can be seen either with your eye or with a loupe.
    5. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Efesgirl, I think there are some air bubbles in the "stone". For that reason I think it's not an amethyst:(
    6. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Many thanks for the love:
      martika, mikelv85, Caperkid, PhilDMorris, TassieDevil, racer4four, jscott0363, aura, an vetraio50:)

      EfesgirlEfesgirl
    7. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Oh yes...air bubbles...for me, it doesn't detract from the beauty. :<)))))
    8. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Agree, I still find it very interesting, Efesgirl:)

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