BAUBLE BABES Fabulous Finds is an American-owned business which specializes in Quality Jewelry, Accessories, Art Glass, Pottery, Bar & Dinnerware, and an eclectic array of items. Photos do not show actual size! Have a tape measure handyI never shop for online jewelry without one! Is/was a skilled and versatile Taxco, Mexico designer about whom little is known.
His early work is from at least the 1940s and continues into the 50s. He seems to have tried his hand at several styles including the combination of metales casados and mozaico in his.Fusion of ancient Mexican cultures. His modernist jewelry is always wrought in thick gauge sterling sheet and quite often adorned with impressive gemstones. 1950s Necklace & Earrings Demi-Parure Set.
Organic Modern Design with Oxidized Channels & Prong Set, Open Back Rare Color Change Fluorite Gemstones. This gem changes color depending upon the light source.
May appear Amethyst in color or a Violet Blue shade and often has flashes in the Pink spectrum. Under longwave UV light the fluorite fluoresces a reddish-orange color as seen in the photo 11.
The color is deeper in a completely dark room, but I shot this in the daytime in my studio with blinds closed and the black light effect is not as strong. Amethyst gemstone does not fluoresce , by the way. Red/Orange fluorescing Fluorite is extremely uncommon and known from only four localities worldwide.The only mine in Mexico is the Ojuela Mine in Mapimi (Durango) where a very small percentage of Purple Fluorite shows a rich, reddish fluorescence under longwave UV light. The color can vary from red to orange. This is a very rare and unusual response for fluorite.
The last photo (for reference only) shows a Purple Fluorite specimen from the Ojuela Mine shot in longwave UV (before & after photo). Necklace: 50g, 16 Choker length, Focal Section is 1.5 x 1.25, Gem is 17mm x 13mm & 5mm depth and the dendritics site calculates the Carat Weight as 6.27, Secure Tongue & Groove Box Clasp.Earrings: 17.8g, 1.25 x 1, Gems are 13mm x 11mm & 5mm depth and the Carat Weight is calculated at 4.11 carats each, Screw Backs. Stamps: 925 (silver purity), Nestor, Hecho en (made in) Taxco, Eagle 3 (Taxco registration mark).
Some of the photos were shot under 3200k incandescent tungsten bulbs, others in 5000k LED light (daylight bulbs), and some were taken in a combo of both lights. As an amateur, I had a difficult time capturing the Blue especially because of the lighting I had to use to get the photos to come out, but you can see flashes of it best in photos 3-5. No chipping on any of the stones.Patina is present and Ive not polished the pieces. 67.8g Combined Total Weight, 14.5 rounded Total Carat Weight.
Incredible design, skillfully executed, and gorgeous gemsa Fabulous Find indeed that caused my heart to race when first I beheld it! Your order will be carefully packaged to ensure a safe arrival.Orders placed after 10 a. The item "NESTOR Taxco Set Sterling Necklace Earrings 14.5ct RARE COLOR CHANGE FLUORITE" is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "bauble-babes" and is located in Marion, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.