Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2

Vintage Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Pendant. This is such a wonderful piece of Mexican fol k art jewelry to add to your wardrobe. It’s a vintage artisan piece. The base metal is sterling silver. It is stamped accordingly. The Yalalag cross necklace originated in Salamanca, Spain and was brought to Mexico by the friars during the colonial period. Traditionally, they were made in the village of San Juan Yalalag, Sierra De Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico and worn by the women. William Pescott states: ” They [Spanish Missionaries] could not suppress their wonder as they beheld the cross, the sacred emblem of their own faith raised as an object of worship in the temples of Ahahuac ” Conquest of Mexico Vol. It’s in lovely condition, no dents or major scratches. There is a silver patina seen throughout. Alecki has chosen not to high polish this piece ensure authenticity. The necklace can be slightly altered in size. It measures 23 along the neckline. The large front cross measures 3 1/2 from the top of the bail to the bottom of the smaller cross. The item “Vintage Fine Jewelry Sterling Silver Yalalag Cross Necklace Antique 23 3 1/2″ is in sale since Thursday, January 10, 2013. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone”. The seller is “aleckialice” and is located in Greenville, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: “Handmade”
  • Style: Chain
  • Metal: Silver
  • Metal Purity: .925, Sterling
  • Theme: Religious
  • Main Stone: No Stone
August 23, 2017 at 3:31 am by admin
Category: vintage
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