This beautiful clamper style bracelet is a design first rendered by Margot de Taxco, but made by Hilario Lopez. Upon the close of Margot's studios, she gave her original molds to her studio employees. Hilario had many of the molds, and executed these designs under his name. This clamper style bracelet is 2 3/4" wide in front and tapers to 1 1/8" at the hinged back. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has a great repousse design with applied ball designs. The interior measurement is 5...
These charming vintage earrings were made by Ricardo Salas for Matilda Poulat. Each pierced earring is 1 1/4" long x 1 1/8" wide and both are made from repousse sterling silver. They have pierced backs and are signed "Matl Mexico 925" on the reverse.
This beautiful vintage pin is a classic design by William Spratling. It is 4 1/4" long x 2" wide and is made from heavyweight sterling silver (72 grams). The bow has circular stampwork details and it has a large 20MM amethyst cabochon accent. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Spratling Silver" as well as "Spratling Made in Mexico" with the WS logo.
This regal bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The bracelet has a wearable length of 1 7/8" and is 1 1/2"W. The interior of the bracelet, closed is 5 7/8". The bracelet is comprised of 5 strands of yellow crystals strung on clear elastic and is embellished with 10 small crystals. The bracelet has a slot closure and is in new condition. A beautiful, unique piece, sure to add sparkle to your favorite ensemble.
These unearthly belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The buckle measures 4"W x 3 1/4"H and is constructed from goldtone metal with a chocolate wash. The skull and flying serpents festooning either side are exquisitely detailed. It is in excellent NEW condition and has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse of the buckle. The perfect accent to your backstage pass.
This exquisite cross is an early example of the work of Ricardo Salas for Matilde Poulat. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 5/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver with genuine turquoise and coral accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "MATL Mexico 925 SALAS" on the reverse.
This early Mexican silver clamper bracelet is a great example of the dying art of repousse. It is 3" wide in front tapering to 1 1/4" in back, and has a 6 1/2" interior measurement. It is 67 grams with thick gauge walls, and has a very strong hinge mechanism. It has a small ding on the edge of one front panel, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in very good condition, and is hallmarked "Taxco GRO EDP 925 Hecho en Mexico Sterling."
This unusual bracelet was designed by Taxco maestro, Fred Davis. It is handcrafted from sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish and has a sleek art deco design. It has a wearable length of 6 1/8" and is 1 3/4" wide across the 13 repousse panels. It is in very good condition and is hallmarked with the Fred Davis FD monogram.
These amazing hair ornaments are by the master Taxco silversmith, Hubert Harmon. His whimsical and sometimes odd designs are highly sought after, and extremely hard to find. These ornaments came directly from the original estate, and were purchased at Harmon's Taxco taller in the early 1940's. The largest ornament is approximately 5 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is signed "Hubert Harmon Made in Mexico" on the reverse. The other two spherical ornaments are 5 1/2" long but one has a 22.5MM spher...
These unusual earrings were designed by Taxco maestro, Hubert Harmon. They are handcrafted from brass and have wings and stars at the top with dangling 19mm balls at the bottom. They are 5 1/4" long and are hallmarked "Hubert Harmon Made in Mexico" with the winged feet logo. This style of earring fits over the ear and does not have a pierced or clip back. They have unique look and they are in excellent condition.
This amazing bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher and manufactured in Mexico during WWII. It is 6 3/4" long x 1" wide and is hand wrought from sterling silver with clear and blue paste stone accents. It has an attached safety chain and it's in excellent condition. The reverse is hallmarked "Sterling Parisina" with eagle #6. I have owned many Parisina pieces, but I have never seen this one before. It is definitely very European in it's design and construction, but interestingly Mexican ma...
This stunning bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher for his Parisina line which was made in Mexico during the years of World War 2. It has a wearable length of 7" and is 1 1/4" wide with a secure clasp with safety chain. It is made from repoussé sterling silver and has large glass topaz stone accents. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sterling Mexico" as well as Parisina.
This unusual belt buckle was designed by contemporary San Miguel de Allende artist, Felipe Barbosa. It is made from antiqued silvertone metal and has a detailed casting of a large skull surrounded by angel wings. Two small black rhinestones in the eyes give this piece a bit of sparkle. It measures 4 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide and will fit a 1 3/4" wide strap. It is in excellent NEW condition and is hallmarked "DB" in script on the reverse of the buckle. I have one of these in my personal colle...
These chic earrings were made by the Alicia silver company of Taxco, Mexico. Each hand wrought disk is 2" in diameter and each has a 6MM cubic zirconia stone. They are in excellent condition and each is hallmarked "Alicia Mexico TC-6092".
This lovely vintage pin is a faithful interpretation of a William Spratling design. It is 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" long and is made from sterling silver with a carved amethyst tulip. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
This gorgeous necklace was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The necklace has a total length of 17 1/4" (open) and 12 1/2" closed and is comprised of silvertone metal. The central cross pendant is adorned with 6 pearls, while there are 6 more pearls hanging from the strand. In addition to the pearls, there are 4 assorted Sacred Heart charms. In excellent, new condition.
This charming reliquary, to be worn as either a pin or a pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The reliquary measures 2" wide x 3" high and is comprised of silver-tone and gold-tone metal. Four clear crystals and 4 yellow crystals embellish the casing. The Barbosa hallmark is on the back of the reliquary. In excellent NEW condition.
This elegant pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Immerse yourself.
Your favorite old salt will relish this rocker chic money clip, designed by jeweler, Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende. Constructed of hammered metal, the piece has an aged golden color with a slight silver tone. The clip measures 3 5/8" wide with an 2 1/4" high. The clip has a leather snap closure and is accented by 4 rhinestones betwixt the foreboding skull & crossbones near the closure. In excellent NEW condition.
These adorable earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The earrings measure 7/8 cm wide x 1" high. The earrings are comprised of gold & silver tone metal, with a single epoxy section portraying a skeleton Katrina in black & white. Crystal & polished stone accents adorn the top portion of the earrings. In excellent condition, the earrings bears the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse side. Be sure and check out the matching pendant!
This beautiful chain was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The chain has a total length of 22" and is comprised of silvertone metal. The chain is a great companion piece for any of the Barbosa pendants. Be sure and check out the assorted lengths and as always, this piece is in excellent, new condition.
This charming vintage pin was made by the legendary Taxco jewelers, Los Castillo. The pin is 3 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide and is made from heavy handwrought copper with a sterling silver plate. The center has a bright turquoise and black ceramic cabochon measuring 20MM x 28MM. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "M5 Ceramica Plateado Hecho en Mexico Los Castillo Taxco" on the reverse.
This unusual modernist bird set was designed by Jorge Castillo, better known as Chato of the renowned Los Castillo taller. The pin measures 2 3/4" long x 2" wide and the matching earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. The set handwrought from sterling silver and has pearl, coral, and green stone accents. Each piece is hallmarked "Chato Castillo 925", and the pin bears his logo as well as model #4. The earrings have non silver pivot backs but I can not detect if these are original or later replac...
This great contemporary Mexican bracelet has whimsical panels with scenes from the "Day of the Dead" festival. It is 8 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is handcrafted from polished alpaca. The colorful skull and katrina pictures are encased in clear epoxy. The bracelet is in excellent condition and was lovingly made by artisans in Mexico.
This unique necklace was designed by the current head of Los Castillo, Emilia "Mimi" Castillo. It has a wearable length of 16" and drapes down approximately 2 1/4" in front. The neck wire it self is sterling silver, and it has 9 cutwork birds in sterling silver, brass, and copper. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Emilia Castillo Mexico M.R. 925 TC-124".
This unique design by Hector Aguilar was executed at his Taxco shop, Taller Borda. It has a wearable length of 6 1/4" with a 1" gap opening and is 1 3/4" long at it's widest point. It has bold X and O cutwork design across the front and flairs to a scrollwork design on the ends. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Taller Borda 925 Sterling Mexico" on the inner cuff.
These wonderful earring were designed by Los Castillo family member, Chato Castillo. Chato is known for his high relief repousse work, so this is an interesting divergence for what he's known for. Each married metal screwback earring is 3" long x 1" wide and both have oxidized fronts with brass details. The backs are sterling silver and are hallmarked "Chato Castillo Taxco Mexico" with the Chato monogram. They are in excellent condition.
This amazing ring was designed by Hungarian born sculptor and jeweler, Pal Kepenyes. The ring is 2 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a large natural turquoise center stone mounted in a tendril like setting. It is a heavy 47 grams and is hallmarked "Pal Kepenyes Mexico" on the reverse.
This exciting pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The pendant is 2 1/8" wide x 3" high. The pendant is comprised of gold & silver tone metal, with 6 epoxy sections, portraying various skeleton Katrinas in black & white. There are crystal & polished stone accents at all 4 points. In excellent condition, the pendant bears the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse side. Be sue and check out the marching earrings!
This interesting ring was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The ring measure 2 1/4"H x 1 3/8W and is made from silvertone metal and is embellished with 3 black crystals and 1 clear crystal. The ring has an adjustable shank and fits most. In new, unworn condition. A ring sure to garner its share of attention.
This wonderful owl bracelet was designed by contemporary jeweler, Federico whose designs are hand crafted in Mexico. The bracelet measures 8" long x 1 1/8" wide and has 5 repousse owl panels with turquoise cabochon eyes. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "JF Sterling" on the reverse.
This devilishly delightful pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure 1" H in diameter and under 1 inch wide (5/8) and features a devil, carrying a pitchfork, encased in epoxy 5mm thick. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Is it me, or are you hot in here?
This handsome belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The buckle measures 4 3/8" wide x 2 3/8" high and is 13.4 mm thick. The buckle is comprised of silver & gold-tone metal and bears the likeness of the Virgin Mary, encased in epoxy, at its center. Flanking either side of the Virgin Mary are 5 small, clear crystals and one large, clear crystal at the top of the Sacred Heart. In excellent, unworn condition, the buckle bears the Barbosa hallmark on the reverse side.
This lovely vintage bracelet was designed by Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is hand crafted from 980 silver and is 7 1/8" long x 3/4" wide. It has a unique repeated bead/ball design and it closes with a pin style closure. The inner bracelet is hallmarked with Spratling's earliest WS logo mark as well as 980. It is in excellent condition and weighs 46.5 grams.