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Mexican Silver Brooches with Amethyst


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950: Item # 338272
 Top left $110; Bottom left SOLD; Right SOLD 
Top left $110; Bottom left SOLD; Right SOLD

All three sterling and amethyst brooches date to the 1940's. Upper left is 980 silver; 1 3/4" wide and 2" long. Photo makes body of the pin appear flat but it is actually curved around the horizontal bar and has a nice dimensionality;$110. Bottom left is 1 1/4" square with a cabochon amethyst approximately 3/4" in diameter. Has much of the look of Fred Davis design; $85. Large brooch on right is 2 3/4" wide and 2 3/4" in length; 980 silver with two amethysts. Very well crafted; $210.