"Modernist hinged bracelet by Taxco Master silversmith Miguel Melendez. Elegant "ruffle" design set with a diamond-cut faceted alexandrite. Miguel Melendez began working for William Spratling at Taller Las Delicias. In 1940 he joined Los Castillo and later for Margot de Taxco, where he became workshop manager. Signed with Miguel Melendez's hallmark. Also marked 'Sterling Made in Mexico' in circle."