This is a fabulous collar in a leaf and berry design.
Signed Margot de Taxco, design number 5474, Sterling Made in Mexico, and eagle 16. Margot left the Los Castillo workshop and opened her on in 1948 the same year she divorced Antonio. The numbering system she used on her silver pieces without enameling ranged from 5100-5790.
Eagle marks were introduced in 1948 and each workshop was assigned an eagle number. The eagle mark guarantees a silver fineness of at least 925.
Measurements: The collar measures 34.2mm wide at the front, and 17.8mm at the back decorative hinge. It weighs 3.29 ounces.
Condition: Excellent, with light wear in keeping with its age, the spring works well.
Era: circa 1950's