William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace

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LAY AWAY AVAILABLE This is a William Spratling azur-malachite silver and stone star necklace from his 3rd phase. It is pictured with the same stone on page 76 of SPRATLING SILVER: A FIELD GUIDE by Phyllis M. Goddard. After his Alaskan expedition his designs were influenced from his time there with many designs incorporating stars. It is a graceful 15.5in. long and the star drop is a stately 2.25in. long and 2.25in. wide. The weight is 52 grams heavy. This is a rarely seen piece of Spratling history in remarkable condition. I find one tiny spot the size of the point of a straight pin on the stone and no cracks running throughout. There are no dents to any of the silver. Azur-malachite has a porous complexion and always a variety of colors within it. There is blue, gray, greens and brown matrix all on display. The necklace is sleek and elegant on, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!

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William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace
William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace
William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace
William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace
William Spratling Vintage Mexican Silver Star Necklace