Intricately constructed 980 sterling silver and amethyst pin or brooch designed and hallmarked (c.1930) by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). Pin measures 2 5/8" X 2 1/4". Oval amethyst cab surrounded by raised Aztec figures and applied silver beads. Excellent vintage condition. No chips, or cracks to the stone. No dents or dings to silver. Pin back and safety work perfectly. Pictured-spratlingsilver.com and SPRATLING SILVER: A FIELD GUIDE by Phyllis Goddard.