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Simple Taxco Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet from Mexico, 'Slender Gleam'

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Simple Taxco Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet from Mexico, 'Slender Gleam'

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Learn More

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Crafted from sterling silver, a slender band with a high-polish finish circles the wrist. Mexican artisan duo Graeme and Philip Watson craft this bracelet in the style of Taxco silversmithing.

Made in Mexico

  • 925 sterling silver
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • High polish finish
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  • 13 grams
  • 0.46 oz
  • 18 cm L x 1.2 cm W
  • 7" L x 0.5" W
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Graeme and Philip Watson

Meet the Artist

Artfully crafted by Graeme and Philip Watson from Mexico.

 

Meet the Artist

Graeme and Philip Watson

Graeme and Philip Watson

"Creating elegant and accessible jewelry has always attracted me, and embellishing someone with a personal touch is marvelous."

Latest Update"We have known you only a short time. But from the beginning, we loved the opportunity to show our jewelry... Latest Update

"We have known you only a short time. But from the beginning, we loved the opportunity to show our jewelry and to make Taxco's silversmithing techniques even more well-known. We've managed to create a family workshop where we create designs of the highest quality, with many satisfied shoppers in different parts of the world.

"We work together as father and son. Philip coordinates the communications, and I feel very proud of that, Graeme says.

"One of the biggest challenges — and one that has shaped us — has been that, some years ago we lost a large part of our capital, and that nearly took us to bankruptcy. We had to close our workshop and start again from scratch. It was vital that we work together, my son and I.

"We have grown significantly. Our goal is always to provide quality jewelry. This is a goal that is always latent and requires direct communication with all of you.

"We are very grateful for your enthusiasm. We will continue to surprise you with beautiful quality designs that are a part of us."

Original Artisan Story

"My process begins with melting the pure silver that we purchase from providers in Taxco, alloying it with copper to give the metal a better consistency to work with. This is why it's called .925 sterling silver. Once the metal is smelted, the silver sheet is passed through a laminator in order to obtain wires, bands, etc. Once we have the metal and we are ready to work with it, the sheet is is trimmed and shaped, and and every part is polished. Bracelets and necklaces are assembled using wires that are half-round, square or triangular. We solder the silver using a gas blowtorch, giving forms to the jewelry. The sizes and product specifications are checked to see if any corrections are necessary. Once made, the jewelry is submerged in nitric acid to clean them and maintain their brilliance. After, if they have any gemstones, they are added according to the design. Finally, the pieces are polished by hand with cotton cloth on a polisher with a small motor and a special paste that smooths the surface and brings out the silver's shine.

"My collections are based on everything that surrounds me, such as nature and its shapes. Creating elegant and accessible jewelry has always attracted me, and embellishing someone with a personal touch is marvelous. One of the greatest challenges is maintaining the quality of our work, which has taken us many years to perfect.

"Today, I work with my son Philip, who is in charge of the technological and business aspects. We work with artisans from the region who show a great love for what they do every day. In this way, we preserve the traditions of silver in this magical place. We hope to continue consolidating our success with the creation of jewelry with my family."

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

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