A whimsical sterling silver brooch in a jumping fish design reminiscent of William Spratling's work. Some of the silver has been darkened for a three dimensional effect. Face is Tortoise Shell like with inlaid silver eye and mouth. Simply marked 925 on the back. Measures 2" across and 2" tall. Has a safety clasp. Nice weight and quality. Some very minor scratches.
A bold Mexican silver and dark green carved faces bracelet. Made up of four links that have large carved faces set in silver connected by silver chain. Has a safety chain. Interesting box clasp. In wonderful condition, faces are in great shape. One chin has a minor chip. Dark, rich green colored stones. Measures about 7" around and 1 3/4" wide. Unmarked. Pre eagle. Looks great on!
A wonderful early Mexican silver and green stone cabochon brooch. Features two birds, a central green stone cabochon and a large silver teardrop. Measures 3 1/4" across and 2 1/2" long. Has an early 'c' clasp which holds fine. Marked Silver, Made in Mexico, National. Warm patina, some very minor surface scratches. Great classic design.
A wonderful bracelet in the Waves style designed by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet marked Silver Made in Mexico, measures 6 3/4" long and 1" wide. Has a pin and chain closure. Weighs 60 grams. Nice warm patina. Thick curved links. Minor surface scratches. Pre eagle. Feels great on.
Approximately 16in. wearable length this is an older master piece designed by Sigi Pineda and properly hallmarked with eagle for Sigi Pineda. The inside measurement for the neck is 4.25in. wide inside x 5.25in. inside. With 12 gem quality amethyst cabachons 12mm x7mm and weighing 129.8 grams this piece is a crowning jewel for a Mexican silver collector. Simply the best, LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
This is an impressive Hector Aguilar bracelet. Vintage dated to 1940-45 because of the earlier 990 mark making this one more rare than most. Weighing 51.2 grams and 1 1/8in. wide the chain is heavy and the gage of the medallion is thick silver. I was quite surprised the first time I had this design in my hands because it was a larger piece than anticipated from photographs. A lovely addition fit for anyone's collection.
A pair of vintage Mexican Sterling Silver screw back earrings in a Sigi Pineda modernist, whimsical bird design. Signed Cortes, Sterling, Mexico, and the number 8. Birds have great detail, wings and little feet. Measure 2"long and 3/4" across. Screw backs hold tightly. Wonderful condition. Very unusual!
Ca. 1955 clamper bracelet by Margot de Taxco of highly detailed fish moving in opposite directions, set with cabochon amethysts, measuring 4" at its widest; for a small wrist, the inner size is 5 1/2", with a 1 - 1 &1/2"
expansion capacity; 101 grms.; firm spring; excellent
Description: A truly nice butterfly brooch pin, delicately hand executed enamel silver in fine and beautiful pattern.Excellent detail, high
quality item, superbly and masterfully executed.This item is Mexican in origin and it bears silver and makers mark.
Size: The pin measurements are 2 1/8"L x 1.75"W.
Condition: This brooch is in excellent shape and condition.
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A wonderful, bold Mexican sterling silver and carved green stone bracelet. Marked Mexico 925, this bracelet measures 7" long and 3" at the widest. Has a huge carved face that measures 2 1/2" long and 2 1/4" across. Made up of three curved links. Has a box clasp that snaps tightly. Has one Aztec calendar on either side of the carving. Great dark patina. No visible dings, dents, or chips. Feels great on the wrist. Makes a statement! Pre-eagle.
This is an early Antonio Pineda 17in. long and 93 grams heavy fabulous vintage Mexican 970 silver necklace. It is .75in. wide and displays a wave swirl design that is built with depth and dimension in heavy repousse. His works are presently seen on the SILVER SEDUCTION museum tour. Known for his designs this one is seldom seen and is really a knock out on. Really lovely, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
This First Design Period necklace/pin/pendant (ca. 1940's), is one of Spratling's best known and most popular designs; measuring 3" in diameter, set with a large central cabochon amethyst, surrounded by smaller cab amethysts. The detachable chain is 20" long. Pictured on p. 45 of Spratling Silver: A Field Guide by Phyllis M. Goddard; 116 grms. excellent condition.
Extraordinary and rare Margot de Taxco Sterling Silver Curls and Turquoise complete parure (necklace, bracelet and earrings).
Book piece featured on page 53 of the new book by Penny Morrill "Margot Van Voorhies, The art of Mexican Enamel Work" published by Schiffer.
All pieces signed "Margot de Taxco", also marked with eagle assay mark number 16 and design number 5113.
Earrings are screw back style.
Excellent vintage condition...
Ca. 1955 clamper bracelet by Gerardo Lopez, a master silversmith, mentioned in The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks by Bille Hougart, pp 95,96;2 1/2" at widest point. 980 silver; eagle 25.
Four pillboxes by early Mexican silver designer, Fred Davis. Three have turquoise stones and one is amethyst. Made circa 1930's.
Large box SOLD
Each smaller one is 3/4" x 1". Amethyst box in center is SOLD.
All are in excellent condition.
This wonderful, heavy weight vintage sterling silver bracelet of William Spratling design is well executed. It 7" long by 3/4" wide by 1/8 thick. Secure push clasp. EXCELLENT CONDITION.
This Mexican brooch is pre-Columbian in design. The onyx face is decorated with a silver headdress, earrings, and neck ornamentation with “feather” pendants. The bezel-set stone face is onyx.
HALLMARKS: MEXICO; LCJ TAXCO, MEXICO Eagle assay #3 This hallmark is cited in Bille Hougart’s The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks. DIMENSIONS: 3 3/4” x 2”.
CONDITION: Excellent condition...
This vintage Bernice Goodspeed sterling panel bracelet weighs 63.6 grams. It is 6 3/4" inside circumference with a 3 1/2" gap opened. It is hallmarked Taxco Mexico, B,Sterling,
This bracelet is in excellent condition. There are no breaks, bends, cracks, damages or repairs to this item. Polish to your own preference.
Goodspeed was a cultural anthropologist with a keen interest in pre-Columbian archeology...