The TC-45 mark on this necklace is registered to Antonio Castillo & Family with his daughter, Emilia, most often using the registration. The history of the Los Castillo workshops and the famous men and women that have been associated with the name is fascinating.
In the beginnings of the silver industry in Taxco, Los Castillo was very, very influential as they still are today. The workshop was started by Antonio Castillo and his brothers in 1939.As a side note, Antonio was married at one time to Margot van Voorhies Carr also known as Margot de Taxco. The work produced at Los Castillo is considered to be of the finest quality, design and craftsmanship.
Los Castillo pieces will continue to be investment pieces for the discerning collector. Emilia Castillo is the daughter of Antonio Castillo and is a well known jewelry artisan with Neiman Marcus carrying her work. Size: Length: 28"; Width (widest at the bead): 1/8"; Grams: 17. Condition: Excellent vintage - I have only lightly buffed, you may wish to polish more. Want to get the best tips on cleaning or caring for silver, history about early silver artisans, or to be the first to know about my latest listings?
Please ask questions if you need more information about a specific piece. I strive to answer questions very promptly!International customers, please do understand that any. Are your responsibility at your location. The item "Vtg Antonio Emilia Castillo Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Chain Necklace 23615" is in sale since Thursday, February 08, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American".
The seller is "thevintagesilvershop" and is located in Durango, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.